Download and Install Emacs on a PC
Where can I download it?
Read about Emacs on Windows.
Download the latest version from GNU
or a mirror.
The file will look like emacs-21.1-bin-i386.tar.gz or emacs-20.7-fullbin-i386.tar.gz
Unzip the file, and store it in C:\Program Files. Next, run bin\addpm.exe
to put Emacs in the Windows Registry. You are ready to run!
Personally I like start Emacs with a bind key, so I created a shortcut
to C:\Program Files\emacs\bin\runemacs, put it on the Start
Menu at, C:\WINNT\Profiles\All Users\Start Menu and called
it GNU Emacs. In the Properties for this shortcut,
set the "Start In" attribute to be C:\My Documents
Now I can start Emacs by hitting the Windows Key, then G
Initialization & Languages
Grab my .emacs file, store it as C:/_emacs and
edit it to remove the Unix block of commands. When you get a Verilog
or Vera mode file, it in c:/Program Files/emacs/lisp/progmodes
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