[IPython-User] Notebook cells don't execute in Windows

Brian Granger ellisonbg@gmail....
Thu Nov 8 11:30:06 CST 2012

Almost sounds like a virus/security software issue that is eventually
detecting the notebook traffic and shuts it down.

On Wed, Nov 7, 2012 at 9:09 PM, David Hume <djhume@gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi all,  thanks very much for the feedback so far.
> My colleagues (who's computers run in our corporate Windows environment)
> have had no notebook access for the best part of a week (poor windows
> users...)
> So today, in frustration (and out of sympathy on my part) we started a
> trial
> and error procedure of removing processes, one by one, from one of the
> windows machines in question.
> Our procedure was this:
> while notebook does not return an output:
>     remove a process (being careful to not kill any system processes)
>     close/kill any open iPython and the web browser sessions (note:
> restarting the kernel was not enough)
>     re-run iPython notebook with new web browser session
>     Shift enter in a code cell
> Doing this we have managed to get the windows notebook back up and running!
> We just haven't quite nailed down the exact process which is causing this
> (as we did this in batches to save time....)
> Oddly, if we reboot the machine and quickly open the iPython notebook we
> can
> obtain a working notebook.  If we restart the kernel a few minutes (maybe
> seconds?) later the notebook output stops.
> I think we almost have this nailed.
> I'll post here again tomorrow, once we track the exact rogue
> process/program
> that is causing this mischief.
> cheers
> Dave Hume
> Wellington, NZ.
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Brian E. Granger
Cal Poly State University, San Luis Obispo
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