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Date: Sun, 23 Mar 2014 13:42:54 -0400
From:  <>
Subject: Re: Re: New tutorial (how to build in Win64)

---- "-.-PhanTom-.-" <> wrote: 
> However, the "make -j4 win64-cygwin-x86-64" caused the compile to fail. (see
> below)

You will want to run the john.exe built here.  It is faster than generic, often times MUCH faster.  But for a few formats, the generic may actually be faster (some DES hashes may be faster here).

> I then tried a "make generic" and that compiled without errors, however if I
> try to run john.exe in a windows command prompt, I get an errors message
> about "cygcrypto-1.0.0.dll" is missing.... where do i get that?
> Also, if I try to run john.exe in a cygwin terminal window, nothing happens.

if you are in the run directory (cygwin bash shell), and type  ./john    nothing happens?   I would think at least you should get the usage instructions of john.


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