It says "unable to open ' cos.obj'"

i am new to c++ programming .
I installed dosbox0.74 and i also installed c++ compiler (borland)
I am using win8. so when I open dos and start to write any simple program , I get this error. I have checked the directories and paths. everything seems alright.
Don't use DOSBox for this... And definitely definitely DO NOT USE Borland C++ compiler for ANY REASON.

I recommend downloading from this page:

This: -> codeblocks-10.05mingw-setup.exe

Other good IDEs do exist:
Other good compilers exist: are good choices.

Anyway, I'm going to be baised towards codeblocks with mingw because that's what I use myself and I have found it to be very good.

What's an IDE:
What's a compiler:

Anyway, after this, you should be ready to go!

thank you. I'll try
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