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Re: Windows 95 Problems

  • To: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net
  • Subject: [mg3891] Re: Windows 95 Problems
  • From: rrado at leland.stanford.edu
  • Date: Sat, 4 May 1996 23:22:48 -0400
  • Organization: Stanford University
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

Check your mouse driver.  If its the Logitech driver then ask tech
support about getting a special version of this driver.

Charles Morgan <cmorgan at efn.org> wrote:

>I have a problem running Mathematica 2.2.3 under Windows 95 that the Wolfram
>technical gurus haven't been able to help me with.  If I start Windows in
>safe mode, then Mathematica runs fine.  If I start Windows normally,
>however, Mathematica crashes and usually takes Windows with it.  The crashes
>occur whenever the insertion cursor goes past the right side of the screen
>and scrolling would normally begin.  Sometimes the screen will just freeze
>and sometimes Windows will issue an illegal operation message (usually
>"Frontend has caused an invalid page fault in module Kernel32.dll") followed
>by a fatal exception message.

>To isolate the cause, I've tried emulating safe mode by renaming my
>Autoexec.bat, Config.sys, and Win.ini files, using a very spartan
>Config.sys, turning protected mode drivers off (by unchecking in Device
>Manager), removing all programs from the startup folder, using only standard
>Microsoft drivers for video, mouse, and keyboard, changing video
>acceleration to zero, and starting Windows in Step-By-Step confirmation mode
>and bypassing the Registry.  The problem, however, persists.  If anyone has
>any ideas, I'd really aprreciate hearing them.     







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