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If you are using Windows and you intend to write your learning code for Windows then you would start with Visual Studio from Microsoft 2017.

1.) It's free for solo developer, just register and download
2.) It's a modern IDE with good debugger and intellisense alone will help you with silly errors.
3.) Opening a console app template to do some of those easy startup lesson is a couple of mouse clicks.
4.) It's the O/S you are familiar with.

I seriously wouldn't consider anything else because it's just a whole pile of junk learning like make etc that you will never use for those other systems. You will also struggle with any unix/linux code as many of the API calls will not be represented under windows and you will need to incorporate posix library substitutes just to get your sample code to compile.

I use GCC, Keil, Green Hills and Eclipse for a lot of other work but they are all much more complex to run on Windows than Visual Studio and when you are starting out what you want is simplicity. You want to concentrate on the C language itself not the toolchain systems.

You will have compiled and run your first programs on VS before you have even worked out how to install and setup many of the other systems.
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