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FW: Re: Mathematica 5.0 notebooks icon gone.
-----Original Message----- From: E. Martin-Serrano [mailto:EmilioMartin-Serrano at wanadoo.es] To: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net Subject: [mg56475] Re: [mg56448] Re: Mathematica 5.0 notebooks icon gone. David, Might I do the re-installation? I was thinking about it but I didn't; just to avoid getting immerse in a potential change of password procedure. Currently, I am working under Windows XP SP2, and when I upgraded to Mathematica 5.0, I was under XP SP1 (The same OS for Microsoft, but who knows if the same environment for Wolfram). I feared this change could affect the Math ID and then the password, so I didn't. -----Original Message----- From: David Bailey [mailto:dave at Remove_Thisdbailey.co.uk] To: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net Subject: [mg56475] [mg56448] Re: Mathematica 5.0 notebooks icon gone. E. Martin-Serrano wrote: > Hi, > > I have been trying Mathematica 5.1.1 trial version, and got rid of it when > the trial period expired. But now all my Mathematica 5.0 notebooks look > "icon-less" (No Mathematica icon at all). Obviously, after uninstalling > Mathematica 5.1, I reassigned the file type extension "nb" to Mathematica > 5.0 through the Windows XP thread "Control Panel>Folder Options>File Type>NB > = Mathemaica 5.0". Mathematica 5.1.1 does not show up in the Add/Remove > Programs (installed programs) panel but Mathematica 5.0 does. > > Any help? > > E. Martin-Serrano. > > P.S. > > BTW, just for Mathgroup followers' info: > > Due to Wolfram's peculiar license policy, I am unable to upgrade to > Mathematica 5.1.1 from the place where I currently live, and through the > very same channels I have been using to upgrade up to now. Wolfram license > policy considers customers in different regions as different sort of > customers (or if you prefer, to Wolfram, it is the region, the terrain, the > source of the customer's rights; so, if you move between pieces of land for > any reason (say between US and Europe), even temporarily, then your customer > status is changed automatically). In my opinion, this is a Kafkian nonsense, > and pretty contradictory with the nature of the Wolfram products themselves. > > > Have you tried re-installing Mathematica 5.0? David Bailey dbaileyconsultancy.co.uk