Problem in installing QIIME2 after installing wget

Hi i tried to install QIIME2 but this is what it shows in the conda prompt. Well, I'm not good at this stuff so hoping anyone can assist on this matter. Thank you very much.

(base) C:\Users\syasya shamsuri>conda install wget
Collecting package metadata (current_repodata.json): done
Solving environment: done

## Package Plan ##

  environment location: C:\Users\syasya shamsuri\miniconda3

  added / updated specs:
    - wget

The following packages will be UPDATED:

  ca-certificates    conda-forge::ca-certificates-2018.4.1~ --> pkgs/main::ca-certificates-2022.4.26-h9f7ea03_0

Proceed ([y]/n)? y

Preparing transaction: done
Verifying transaction: done
Executing transaction: done

(base) C:\Users\syasya shamsuri>wget
--2022-06-22 15:53:20--
Resolving (
Connecting to (||:443... connected.
ERROR: cannot verify's certificate, issued by 'CN=Sectigo RSA Domain Validation Secure Server CA,O=Sectigo Limited,L=Salford,ST=Greater Manchester,C=GB':
  Unable to locally verify the issuer's authority.
To connect to insecurely, use `--no-check-certificate'.

Hi @syasyashamsuri,

Welcome to the :qiime2: forum!

The certificate failure (while odd) is a bit of a red-herring here.

The Anaconda Prompt will install these packages as Windows builds, however Windows builds are not available for many of the bioinformatics tools that QIIME 2 relies on.

This means you need to use a different kind of terminal on Windows. Here is a great forum post that describes the exact issue you are running into, as well as what your options are for Windows terminals.

Hope this helps!

Cheers :lizard:

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