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Mathematica 5 and Windows XP

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  • Subject: [mg54563] Mathematica 5 and Windows XP
  • From: skirmantas.janusonis at yale.edu (Skirmantas)
  • Date: Wed, 23 Feb 2005 03:11:34 -0500 (EST)
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

I suspect Mathematica 5 was the culprit of two nasty Windows XP
crashes I have experienced during the past four months. In the second
one, Internet Explorer (which was running when Mathematica's kernel
crashed) got hopelessly corrupted. I'm not 100% sure it's Mathematica,
but it is my prime suspect. Even if it is Mathematica, I'm ready to
forgive it because it is such a great piece of software otherwise.
However, it would it interesting to know when Mathematica is known to
crash and what can be done to avoid destabilizing Windows (which is
NOT a great piece of software). After the second crash, my rule is
this: don't run anything else when Mathematica is working.  


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