startxwin.bat-missing files

Jack Tanner
Tue Feb 10 19:54:00 GMT 2004

robert jacques wrote:
> After downloading and installing cygwin the user guides directs you on how
> to start cygwin.
> One method is to run /usr/X11R6/bin/startxwin.bat by double-clicking it in
> Windows Explorer.
> "startxwin.bat". However, I get the followining 2 error messages:
>                1)"required .DLL file, CYGCYGIPC-2.DLL, was not found.
>                 2)"required .DLL file, CYGWIN1.DLL, was not found.

startxwin.bat will work if you add the right directories to the Windows 
path. Assuming the default install location, that would be 


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