Re: R-beta: executable problem

Francisco Cribari (
Wed, 28 Jan 1998 15:15:20 -0600

Date: Wed, 28 Jan 1998 15:15:20 -0600
From: Francisco Cribari <>
To: Jay King <>
Subject: Re: R-beta: executable problem

Same thing here. I had the same problem under Windows NT but not
under Windows 95. The executable in works fine on my
notebook which runs on Win 95 but not on my desktop which runs
on Windows NT. Any ideas why? Best, Francisco.

Jay King wrote:

> I downloaded the and files for Windows (I'm
> running Win 95 4.00.950a) about three weeks ago and until now had
> been very impressed.
> Today the executable rsept.exe (dated 10/29/97) went strange. It would
> open a window and immediately close the window (I've seen this
> before when inadvertently trying to open certain non-windows
> applications within windows). Here is what I then tried (in order):
> 1) I tried re-installing the executable from and had the same
> result.
> 2) I tried re-installing all of the files in both and
> but had the same result.
> 3) I re-downloaded the file and re-installed. R began
> working.
> 4) I then re-downloaded the file and installed it. R stopped
> working (same problem as before).
> Could I have done something that caused this problem? Could Win95
> have done something to cause this problem? I'm running the older
> executable for now. Any suggestions (besides changing my OS) would be
> appreciated.

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