cygwin-x xterm not compatible with windows 7?

Reid Thompson
Fri Dec 4 04:51:00 GMT 2009 wrote:
> Hi:
>    I sent this post earlier this week and have not received any replies. 
> If this is the wrong place to post this,
> please let me know where I should.
> Thanks
> ================================================
> Hi All:
>    This is my first post here.  I've never had a problem I couldn't fix
> with cygwin-x before.
>    Here is the deal:
>     I just bought a new PC with windows 7 64 bit, build number 7600,
> version 6.1.
> I downloaded a fresh install of cygwin and cannot get cygwin-x xterm
> running.  Cygwin version is 1.7.0(0.218/5/3)
> I tried running the cygwin-x XWin Server shortcut command line from a cmd
> window to get the error output:
> C:\cygwin\bin\run.exe /usr/bin/startxwin.bat

try this -- edit /usr/bin/startxwin.bat and put a 5 second sleep between the call to Xwin and the call to 
xterm, and see what happens

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