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Re: 4.0 student Version decoding error

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  • Subject: [mg28575] Re: 4.0 student Version decoding error
  • From: "Eckhard Hennig" <Eckhard.Hennig at>
  • Date: Sat, 28 Apr 2001 21:36:01 -0400 (EDT)
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"Ulrich Hofstoetter" <ulrich.hofstoetter at> schrieb im
Newsbeitrag news:9c7m62$s8d at
> Raphael Arlitt wrote:
> >
> > I use Mathematica 4.0 in a student version and do get an error
> > when I try to load an encoded package. I always get:
> >
> > Get::"enkey": "Cannot decode encoded file; incorrect key or machine."
> >
> > May there be a problem with the decoder function (Get::enkey) or may it
> > that this function is missing in the student version of mathematica?
> I had this problem once with a package encoded under Windows NT,
> which could not be decoded under Linux (Mathematica 4.1 on both
> machines).
> Maybe this is also your problem.

If the package was indeed encoded under Windows 95/NT/..., then running the
encoded file through dos2unix will solve your problem. Of course, this
procedure will not help if the file was encoded with a key.

Best regards,


Dr.-Ing. Eckhard Hennig
mailto:Eckhard.Hennig at

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