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I am trying to install the Win32 port of aspell with the English dictionary from Kevin's website. After working for several hours, installing some unix tool packages for make and tar. I got stuck because all the implementations of tar for windows did not include the command --strip-components, which was used in the make file for the word list.

I do not know how to proceed from here. Can anyone tell me or direct me to instructions for installing aspell with any English dictionary? I want to use aspell with Emacs.

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