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Re: 6.0.3 Windows front end won't connect to kernel

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  • Subject: [mg93479] Re: [mg93439] 6.0.3 Windows front end won't connect to kernel
  • From: "peter lindsay" <plindsay at mcs.st-and.ac.uk>
  • Date: Tue, 11 Nov 2008 07:44:16 -0500 (EST)
  • References: <200811080858.DAA14217@smc.vnet.net>

I think a re-install is advised, you may have to remove the mathpass file
first. I second D. Bailey's comments re Vista.Peter

2008/11/8 Murray Eisenberg <murray at math.umass.edu>

> Any diagnosis of the following problem with Mathematica 6.0.3 running on
> Windows XP Pro: In the Front end, if I try to evaluate an expression
> with the usual Shift-Enter (or the numeric keypad's Enter), it merely
> creates a new line, and no evaluation takes place.
>
> The kernel is OK, as I can start that manually and evaluate expressions
> there.
>
> So what might have causes the break between Front end and Kernel and,
> specifically, the reaction to Shift-Return.
>
> Background: This system had its motherboard blown by a power surge over
> my university's power lines, despite a surge protector. The motherboard
> was replaced. The hard drives did not seem to have been affected.
>
> AT first I was concerned that the new MB would change the MathID and
> hence require a new password.  But the very same mathpass file still
> seems to work OK.
>
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