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Re: Problem with XP Pro at work.
If the Exchange server has POP3 or IMAP enabled, you should be able to
do email from an email client that runs on Cygwin.
On Tue, Oct 13, 2009 at 06:49, J. David Boyd
> This is killing me, and I need some help trying to find out what is
> I'm using XP pro at work, and I've installed Cygwin on my computer
> (Lenovo laptop).
> Lately, when I reboot, the computer gets as far as "Applying computer
> settings", and sits there. ÂFor hours. ÂTech Support takes it, destroys
> my old profile, creates a new profile, and it works.
> Then, my cygwin Xserver can't be started. Â(I didn't realize that the
> cygwin installer wrote anything to my profile. ÂHardware settings,
> So, then I run setup.exe again on the Xserver parts, and everything is
> fine and dandy.
> Until I reboot again.
> Wet hair, lather, rinse, repeat.
> I don't think it is cygwin, because there is other software that I have
> How do I prove 'conclusively' that it is NOT cygwin causing this
> behavior. ÂWithout going back to tech support multiple times to
> re-profile my computer.
> To me, this machine is worthless without cygwin running on it. Â It is
> really only being used to read my mail (Outlook Exchange), and
> administer remote linux machines.
> Any ideas? ÂAny at all (well, non-destructive, please).
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