I just hate Microsoft Windows. But, that's where the man pays me to work. When I had to install Perl, I disregarded ActivePerl in favor of the less corporate Strawberry Perl. It works delightfully!
I used it to convert Hot 108 Jamz WinAmp PLS playlist to an M3U playlist for Windows Media Player (don't ask me why... I forget). I used the scripts from the Linux Lighting Group found here.