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You didn't tell us your flavour of Microsoft OS, but my guess is it's Win95/98 (later confirmed in the Chatterbox), and if that's the case you simply can't get the OS to understand "foo.pl" as an executable file. You could try 4DOS (or whatever they call the Win32 version) as it should add the capability, otherwise get WinNT or Win2k (or a UN*X variant, but I've got to work under NT and you can too ;-).

Until then, run your scripts like C:\perl foo.pl

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