I followed the steps in compile-and-run-the-algorand-node-natively-windows/ and with the guidance of fabrice i cloned branch rel/stable.
Initially from the website i linked earlier it cloned from the master.
When i ran goal node start -d data it either hangs(that stopped later), start successfully or give
Cannot contact Algorand node: Get ""http://127.0.0.1:56480/v2/status": dial tcp 127.0.0.1:56480: connectex: No connection could be made because the target machine actively refused it.
Status is always this now
Last committed block: 0 Time since last block: 0.0s Sync Time: 0.0s Last consensus protocol: github.com-algorandfoundation-specs/tree/5615adc36bad610c7f165fa2967f4ecfa75125f0 Next consensus protocol: github.com-algorandfoundation-specs/tree/5615adc36bad610c7f165fa2967f4ecfa75125f0 Round for next consensus protocol: 1 Next consensus protocol supported: true Last Catchpoint: Genesis ID: mainnet-v1.0 Genesis hash: wGHE2Pwdvd7S12BL5FaOP20EGYesN73ktiC1qzkkit8=
i turned of all anti-virus and firewalls and did
$ wscat --connect r-np.algorand-mainnet.network:4160/v1/mainnet-v1.0/gossip error: Unexpected server response: 412 under the guidance of fabrice. What else should i do. it's not syncing