Code::Blocks Development Environment
Code::Blocks is a free development environment that will work in all versions of Windows. There are much better development environments, but they are much more difficult to use. This environment works well for beginning programers.
Here is the home page for Code::Blocks.
You can download the program by clicking here. Download the "codeblocks-12.11mingw-setup.exe" from Sourceforge.net. The install is easy, run the setup program and agree to all the defaults.