Computer programming

Borland Turbo C is one of the classical Integrated Development Environment (IDE) popular for C and C++ programming. Turbo C comes with the inbuilt compiler and debugger in the traditional character user interface (CUI), which has not changed much since its initial release in 1987. It is difficult to find the classical Turbo C as now thousands of C and C++ graphical user interface based integrated development environments and compilers are available as open-source and in premium.

In this article, we will guide you on how to download and install the Turbo C++ and C Compiler on 32-bit and 64-bit architecture of Microsoft Windows. It is very well supported by Windows 7, 8, 8.1 and Windows 10. At the end of this article, you can learn to run a test program to verify if it is installed successfully. Your suggestions will be appreciated in the comment below.

For Installing C++/C compiler on Apple Mac OS X See Installing Turbo – Eclipse C++/C on Apple Macintosh OS X

Things you will need:-

  • Internet Connection
  • Operating System (e.g., Windows XP/Vista/7/8/10, etc.)
  • C/C++ Compiler

1. Downloading “Turbo C++/C Windows 7/8/8.1/9 32+64bit” compiler.

  • To download a verified and a bug-free Turbo C and C++ compiler go to
  • And Save the file anywhere you want. By default, the data gets saved in the Download folder.

The total size of the file is less than 7 MB so, if you are on a good Internet connection, it will hardly take less than 2 minutes to download.

  • Once the file gets downloaded, right-click on it and extract the zip file.
  • After extracting the zip file run the “Turbo C++ 3.2.msi” located in the folder that you extracted

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  • Follow the instructions of the setup wizard to install the turbo C++ or see below for detailed instructions.

2. Installing “Turbo C++/C Windows 7/8/8.1/9 32+64bit” compiler.

Once you have downloaded the file from the above URL, you need to extract the file to get the setup file. The zip file contains many files and a folder, but you need to run only Turbo C++ 3.2.msi.

  • Open the Turbo C++ 3.2.msi file and click on the Run button.

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  • On clicking the Run button, the setup wizard will open all you need to click on the Next Button

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  • On the next page of the setup wizard, accept the terms and click on the Next button.

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  • On the installation confirmation, setup wizard window clicks on the install button, to begin with, the installation process.

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  • Once the installation process completes, click on the Finish button to run the C++ turbo compiler.

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  • Now click on the Start Turbo C++ button to run the C++ compiler.

how to run c++ compilerThat’s all! You have done with the installation of the turbo C++.

2. Testing “Turbo C++/C Windows 7/8/8.1/9 32+64bit” compiler.

  • It is assumed that you have followed the above steps and have successfully installed the compiler on your PC.
  • Type the following code in the compiler screen.

  • Now go to “Run” and let it compiled.
  • If you have installed it correctly, you will see Hello! Isrg in the console screen.