[R] Rgui crashed on Windows XP Home

Jinsong Zhao jszhao at mail.hzau.edu.cn
Sun Jun 13 02:31:56 CEST 2010

On 2010-6-12 5:58, Duncan Murdoch wrote:
> Jinsong Zhao wrote:
>> Hi there,
>> I just installed R 2.11.1 on my PC, which runs a Windows XP Home.
>> The installation is successful, however, when I double click on the
>> R icon, I get the following error message:
>> R for Windows GUI front-end has encountered a problem and needs to
>> close. We are sorry for the inconvenience.
> The error occurs in msvcrt.dll, a Microsoft dll. It happened after a
> call from one of the R dlls, setting up the GUI.
> I don't really know what to suggest to fix this, other than the usual
> things: try running R with the --vanilla command line argument, try
> shutting down everything else on your system, etc.
> Duncan Murdoch

Thank you very much for your reply.

It seems a problem with the Regional and Language setting in my XP Home 
system. Now the problem solved.


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