Ok. Here is the URL to an MSI file with Perl 5.26 that includes Tk.
I think that this is the public build (Oops)
Uninstall any AS (Active State) builds. Reboot computer. Then run this MSI. Reboot computer.
Windows LOVES to be rebooted. When I had a sun workstation, we rebooted it once per year during Christmas holidays.
Make a .pl file:
That should do nothing. And if it did nothing, then Tk got loaded. Then further testing can proceed with actual Tk statements.
I seem to get different URLs from my AS account for the same download each time I do it. I'm not sure why that is. The above URL doesn't seem to be specific to my account on AS, so I think it is safe to post it.
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