>>Hey, this might be an icredibly stupid question but that's just how dumb microsoft can be.
Careful on who you call dumb at this point.
>>as far as I know, C++ program testing involves DOS
WIN32 API apps (those designed to run on MS OS's) can be written in C or C++ ect. MFC is a wrapper written by MS for C++ and WIN32 API.
Your console app is executing and closing the console before you see the results.
Try adding a line at the end asking for a key press before exiting.
sleep() to pause it
The essence of Christianity is told us in the Garden of Eden history. The fruit that was forbidden was on the Tree of Knowledge. The subtext is, All the suffering you have is because you wanted to find out what was going on. You could be in the Garden of Eden if you had just kept your f***ing mouth shut and hadn't asked any questions.