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Re: problem opening mathematica

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  • Subject: [mg121698] Re: problem opening mathematica
  • From: Helen Read <readhpr at>
  • Date: Mon, 26 Sep 2011 04:15:33 -0400 (EDT)
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Interesting. We used to see this a lot on our classroom computers back 
around v.6 or so. I don't believe I have seen it happen at all in v. 8.

Helen Read

On 9/25/2011 5:45 AM, James Stein wrote:
> Yes, I have similar problems with 8.0.1 on the Mac.
> Sometimes I am merely opening Mathematica, not a notebook.
> Sometimes it eventually "starts", but sometimes I lose patience.
> Never happened before v8.
> On Sat, Sep 24, 2011 at 7:35 PM, Maras Emile<emile.maras at>  wrote:
>> Hello
>> I regularly have a problem when I open mathematica. It takes a long time
>> and I get this message :
>> "The Kernel is not responding to a Dynamic Evaluation. You may either
>> choose to abort and restart the kernel or continue waiting. Dynamic
>> updating can be re-enabled using the Dynamic Updating Enabled command in
>> the Evaluation menu."
>> Then whatever I do (Abort or Continue Waiting) Mathematica fails to open
>> and i need to force it to close.
>> What is strange is that sometimes it works and sometimes not.
>> When it doesn't work the only way i found to make it work properly again
>> is to restart my computer.
>> I use mathematica8.0.0.0 on Windows XP.
>> I tryed to re-instal mathematica once but it didn't solve the problem.
>> Anyone got the same problem?
>> Thank you
>> Emile Maras

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