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# Re: run.exe xemacs - no window appears

```Strange.
I don't have my DISPLAY variable set.
> env | grep -i DISPLAY
>

From: Corinna Vinschen <corinna-cygwin at cygwin dot com>
Date: Fri, 11 Nov 2011 10:06:31 +0100
Subject: Re: run.exe xemacs - no window appears

On Nov 11 15:14, Bootleg Eighty Six wrote:
> Hi,
>
> I am trying to run the cygwin port of Xemacs on Windows XP without a
> console window.
> I tried this command but the window didn't appear. However I could see
> the process running in TaskManager.
> >c:\cygwin\bin\run.exe /usr/bin/xemacs

I just tried it on XP and W7, and `run xemacs' from a shortcut or
console window works as expected.

It fails for me in the same way as you describe if I have the DISPLAY
variable set in my environment.  Quite expectedly.

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