Can NOT start R in windows2000 (PR#1678)
Mon, 17 Jun 2002 08:05:49 +0200 (MET DST)

Those versions do run on Windows 2000, so the problem is with your
machine.  Can you send the error log?

Can we suggest reinstalling Windows?

On Sun, 16 Jun 2002 wrote:

> Full_Name: Xin Tian
> Version: 1.5.0 or 1.4.0
> OS: windows 2000
> Submission from: (NULL) (
> I tried to install R 1.5.0 or R 1.4.0 to my PC with windows2000.
> After installation, whenever I clicked R icon, it returned to me an
>  error message:
> "Rgui.exe has generated errors and will be closed by windows. You
>  will need to restart the program.
> An error log is being created."
> So I could NOT start up R.
> I have installed R 1.5.0 in the same PC (amd CPU) before when I used windows98.
> But I tried to install R several times to my PC this time using windows2000 and
> had the above problem.  I know R works fine in my friend's computer with windows
> 2000.
> I have seen this problem in old R mailling list, but I don't know if
> there are any solutions yet.

In all cases, corrupted versions of Windows.

Brian D. Ripley,        
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University of Oxford,             Tel:  +44 1865 272861 (self)
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