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I want to ask about this error? The error states :

This is the first time you've installed Cygwin 1.7.x. Please be advised that this is a major release. If you have not done so already, please check out the documentation at http://cygwin.com/ to see how the upgrade could potentially affect any existing Cygwin instalation.

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closed as not a real question by Gilles, Ulrich Dangel, Renan, Stéphane Gimenez, jasonwryan Aug 20 '12 at 17:52

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Why do you assume this is an error message? The posted message does not contain the word error at all? Please read and try to understand the messages yourself. –  Ulrich Dangel Jun 21 '12 at 7:04
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I believe that what you have experience is not an error but a warning instead. This is just saying that it is your first time installing the application. I have found this helpful thread to assist you further : http://www.techyv.com/questions/error-installation-messege-unix-windows Hope this helps!

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