A Less Complicated C++ Compiler?

is there a less complicated c++ compiler than microsoft express 2008? i found it to complicated and hav found no other free program to make a fps. a tutorial on c++ game making and the easyier program would be appreciated. and if there r other programs then tell me (10 points)
don’t post if ur just gonna insult
ahhhhhhhh i meant microsoft visual 2008 sorry