[Rd] Rtools install on new Windows 8.1 desktop stalls with "Not responding"

Dominick Samperi djsamperi at gmail.com
Tue Jan 6 08:38:12 CET 2015

Please ignore, this was an antivirus issue, sorry.

On Tue, Jan 6, 2015 at 12:59 AM, Dominick Samperi <djsamperi at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello,
> When I try to install Rtools in the usual way into C:\Rtools on a new
> Windows 8.1
> desktop it stalls near the beginning of the "Extracting files..." step.
> The Task Manager Status for the Setup app shows "Not responding" and it takes
> a long time to complete the installation, in spite of the fact that
> this is a fast machine
> (Intel i7) with 16 GB if RAM.
> There were no such stalls when R itself was installed.
> Any ideas?
> Thanks,
> Dominick

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