a time ago I installed Code::Blocks 8.02 with MinGW included on Windows Vista Home Premium (32bit).
Now I read on the CodeBlocks homepage that the included MinGW version wouldn't work reliable with Windows Vista. I can't confirm this for I never had problems with Vista and this MinGW version.
But I have two questions and I didn't find the answers yet:
1. How can I find out what version of MinGW or GCC I use? I found out that I must enter "g++ -v", but where must I enter this? In CodeBlocks or the Windows Console? And will this tell me the version of MinGW or GCC?
2. If I want to upgrade to a newer MinGW version, how can I do this with the CodeBlocks version that has the MinGW included? Must I uninstall the older MinGW before and if yes, how? And what is to do next?
I know these are beginner questions but I searched this board and also Google and didn't find the answers. So I would be very glad if you helped me!