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RE: the application failed to start because a needed componet is missing
- To: "'cygwin-xfree at cygwin dot com'" <cygwin-xfree at cygwin dot com>
- Subject: RE: the application failed to start because a needed componet is missing
- From: Suhaib Siddiqi <ssiddiqi at inspirepharm dot com>
- Date: Sun, 19 Aug 2001 11:08:43 -0400
> > I am not sure what is going on. If you follow the instructions as
> > in User's Guide you should be up and running.
> > By the way, do you have some sort of weird Administrative privileges
> set on
> > your Windows 2000. That is the only reason I can think of... in
> those kinds
> > of cases Windows loves to give you goofy error messages...
> > Try logining in as Administrator and see if you can execute using
> > account. If that works then you need to investigate the privileges
> issue at
> > your workstation.
> > Suhaib
> i am the admin for my computer i have full privs i have not rebooted
> in a few days (about 2 weeks) could this be part of the problem and i
> must compliment you on your timley reply i figured it would be a few
> days b4 you got back to me :-) hmm i dunno is there any procedure for
> starting over ? or do you think cygwin could be missing a file of some
> sort i have looked with explorer like i said and the XWin.exe is there
> but it dosent print out with a dir command in cygwin but if i go the
> usr/x11r6/bin in a dos console i can see it there ? any ideas
> again i thank you for your prompt responce
I suggest you re-install Cygwin. Something is gone wrong at your PC.