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Re: Mathematica 9.0.0.0 for windows crash

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  • From: Murray Eisenberg <murray at math.umass.edu>
  • Date: Sun, 9 Dec 2012 11:01:56 -0500 (EST)
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With some past versions on Windows, right after installation Mathematica 
itself would crash, not Windows, when there were any font issues. The 
fix was always to manually delete the Mathematica fonts, then 
re-install.

On Dec 8, 2012, at 1:32 AM, Dietmar <Rempfer at iit.edu> wrote:

> No, for me Mathematica 9 continues to be a disaster: I uninstalled 
8.0.4, and attempted to install 9.0 using the supposedly "fixed" 
installer. The result was a BSOD on first starting up Mathematica. I 
then attempted each of the fixes mentioned in the knowledge base 
article. The result is that the Mathematica frontend crashes on startup. 
So this is a no-go: I am unable to install and run Mathematica 9, 
period.
>
> I might add that the Mathematica installer has had issues with font 
installation for years. One wonders why it is that every piece of 
software on the planet can successfully install their fonts on a Windows 
machine, but Wolfram has trouble figuring this out.

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