in reply to Perl installation help

A few questions for clarification:

For what it's worth, I have ActivePerl 5.16 happily installed on a Windows 8 Pro partition at home. All I did was run the installer. I needed to log out and back in before the path changes were applied, but once I did that perl --version in PowerShell gave me the expected response.

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Re^2: Perl installation help
by Anonymous Monk on Sep 25, 2013 at 18:08 UTC

    I have window 8 pro version. here i want to install perl. i have tried for strawberry(5.18.1) and active(5.16) perl both per unable to instal it on my window 8. every time this error comes : this installer pkg could not be opened and contact to the application vendor that it is a valid window installer. will u plz help me out