[R] Problem installing R

Prof Brian Ripley ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Thu Sep 9 08:19:27 CEST 2004

On Wed, 8 Sep 2004, Niggley, Jason wrote:

> As I am installing R for windows, I get the following error:
> "C:\ProgramFiles\R\rw1091\library\stats\chtml\stats.chm

Is that really not Program Files?

> An error occurred while trying to copy a file:
> The source file is corrupted."
> Can you help me?

Please go back to the page you got the installer from, note what it says
about md5sums, and check them.  I suspect you will find you have a
corrupted download and need to download again, possibly using a better 
download program.

Brian D. Ripley,                  ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Professor of Applied Statistics,  http://www.stats.ox.ac.uk/~ripley/
University of Oxford,             Tel:  +44 1865 272861 (self)
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