Despite being advised to use --no-check-certificate option with wget, I get this error that the option is not recognized. What do I do?

wget: unrecognized option '--no-check-certificate'


Turns out I've got a wrong version of wget compiled for windows.

To support encrypted HTTP (HTTPS) downloads, Wget must be compiled with an external SSL library. ... If Wget is compiled without SSL support, none of these options are available.

This version is compiled with SSL https://eternallybored.org/misc/wget/

more reading

wget manual - HTTPS (SSL/TLS) Options

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