[SciPy-user] trying to update after recent windows update - exe's won't run

David Cournapeau david@ar.media.kyoto-u.ac...
Sun Oct 14 03:35:09 CDT 2007


Ryan Krauss wrote:
> I was trying to update to 0.6 after a recent Windows update, but the
> exe's I downloaded won't run.  A dos window pops up and then
> immediately goes away with no info and nothing happens.  If I download
> the same exe's from my Linux box and copy them to my flash drive, they
> run fine (after I remove an extra .bin that got appended to the
> filename).  What is this windows craziness?  Is there a way around it?
>   
Did you download the file with IE on windows ? It could just be that the 
file is corrupted (you could also try to launch the exe from the shell, 
so that you can see the message in the dos box).

cheers,

David



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