[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).



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