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  • Subject: [mg28748] Re: Win2000
  • From: "Paul Lutus" <nospam at>
  • Date: Fri, 11 May 2001 20:00:28 -0400 (EDT)
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"George Thiel" <thiel at> wrote in message
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> Hi All,
> sorry if this is not the right place to post this question, but I'm not
> sure where else to turn.
> I can not get Mathematica 4.1 to run on my new machine (ThinkPad
> 600X) running Windows 2000.
> It appears as if the Kernel never gets loaded.  I can input a command
> and the "running" words flash up, but there is no output.
> If I try to run jsut the Kernel, after putting in the requested info,
> the
> programs returns a message that the password is not valid.
> I can install and run the Mathemtica 4.1 on a Windows 98 machine and
> run without a problem.
> Wolfram Research has not been much help, but it seems to be an
> operating system problem.
> Has anyone had this problem or know what I might tweak inWin2000 to get
> this
> to run?

The problem is not Windows 2000, on which I am running Mathematica 4.1 as we

You need to de-install, re-install from your CD, and enter your password at
the appropriate moment during the installation.

Paul Lutus

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