new to arduino

just purchased an esp32 development board wroom -32 downloaded 1.8.5 for windows running windows 7 thought this would be easy but am completely lost can anyone invest some time to walk me through this please any help would be greatly appreciated

Can you invest some time in reading the forum posting guidelines, and ask a moderator to move this topic to a more appropriate section?

Just askin'

What programming languages are you familiar with?

i am green i want to get arduino to recognize the esp32 board but dont know how have to eat crow here

box24grp335: i am green i want to get arduino to recognize the esp32 board but dont know how have to eat crow here

You don't need the Arduino and shouldn't use.

The ESP8266-WROOM-32 is more powerful than the Arduino Uno.

Read https://techtutorialsx.com/2017/06/05/esp-wroom-32-uploading-a-program-with-arduino-ide/

Using the Arduino Uno with the ESP8266-WROOM-32 will make it more difficult for you in all honesty.

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