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Re: Mathematica 7.01 and Mac OS 10.6 (Snow Leopard)

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  • Subject: [mg103940] Re: Mathematica 7.01 and Mac OS 10.6 (Snow Leopard)
  • From: monochrome <bayard.webb at>
  • Date: Tue, 13 Oct 2009 23:18:07 -0400 (EDT)
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I have experienced this once and was directed by customer service to
do the same thing. It has not recurred.


On Oct 13, 4:18 am, Andrzej Kozlowski <a... at> wrote:
> Actually the situation is even worse than I described below. When I  
> try to restart Mathematica after force quitting it, I get the message  
> that the 2-user limit on this license has been reached. Contact  
> Wolfram Research or an authorized Mathematica distributor for  
> information on upgrding your license configuration.
> It seems that I have to restart my computer to be able to use  
> Mathematica again, which is really getting somewhat ridiculous.
> Andrzej Kozlowski
> On 13 Oct 2009, at 17:56, Andrzej Kozlowski wrote:
> > I have been experiencing rare but very irritating problems running  
> > Mathematica 7.01 under Mac OS 10.6 (Snow Leopard) on a MacBook. What =
> > happens is that for some reason the kernel suddenly quits during an  
> > evaluation. When I try to restart it (by evaluating some expression) =
> > I get the message: "The kernel failed to start because you attempted =
> > to run more Mathematica kernels than you have licensed." There are  
> > two buttons, Purchase and Cancel. I find it rather annoying that the =
> > Purchase button is selected by default but not half as annoying as  
> > the fact that clicking on either button produces no effect.  
> > Everything is actually frozen and there is no way out other than  
> > force quitting Mathematica.
> > Has anyone experienced anything similar? As I mentioned - this seems =
> > fairly rare; it has happened twice since I installed Snow Leopard  
> > about  a month ago and I can't reproduce it.
> > Andrzej Kozlowski

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