[R] R 1.9.1 Fails to Start on WinXP SP2

Scott Higginbotham Scott at creditre.net
Tue Sep 21 21:15:51 CEST 2004

I should have noted in my first post that I had already tried that to no


-----Original Message-----
From: Duncan Murdoch [mailto:murdoch at stats.uwo.ca] 
Sent: Tuesday, September 21, 2004 1:35 PM
To: Scott Higginbotham
Cc: r-help at stat.math.ethz.ch
Subject: Re: [R] R 1.9.1 Fails to Start on WinXP SP2

On Tue, 21 Sep 2004 09:59:31 -0500, "Scott Higginbotham"
<Scott at creditre.net> wrote :

>I have two computers both of which are running Windows XP SP2. R 1.9.1
>runs just fine on one but not the other. Both installations of R came
>from the same installation package. When I click on the desktop icon an
>hourglass shows up then disappears. Similarly, if I start RGUI the
>process shows up in task-manager then abruptly disappears.
>Interestingly, I can access R in Excel via the D(COM) Server on both
>Any ideas?

Not a one!  Could you please try the beta build available on CRAN at



Duncan Murdoch

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