I have followed the magic number example in the documentation and for whatever reason it will not run at all. All it does is make the "windows ding" noise indicating something went wrong but doesn't give me an explanation.
Is there any additional steps to this example I should be making that aren't described in the text?
a good way to find out: start a windows command window (hit the windows start button, enter "cmd" as command. It should open the black console window.
cd to the folder where your .exe is.
Start the .exe "manually". Errors get displayed then in the cmd window. That should indicate whats wrong (or give you something that you can post so we have a chance to see what went wrong).