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

Ryan Krauss ryanlists@gmail....
Mon Oct 15 18:42:25 CDT 2007


I try never to use IE.  But I did just upgrade my internet security
suite (my ISP provides it).  I will try running from a command prompt.

On 10/14/07, David Cournapeau <david@ar.media.kyoto-u.ac.jp> wrote:
> 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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