Cygwin Window closes immediately

Buchbinder, Barry (NIH/NIAID) [E] BBuchbinder@niaid.nih.gov
Mon Sep 10 11:31:00 GMT 2007


Erich Dollansky wrote on Monday, September 10, 2007 1:47 AM:
> David FAY XX (SY/EPA) wrote:
>> Hello,
>> >> I am having problems opening cygwin. A window pops up when I double
>> click on the shortcut on the desktop but it immediately closes.
>> Cygwin is installed in the following location: c:/cygwin. Any
>> suggestions? I'm using Windows XP. Also in setup.log file in
>> /var/log directory it says "Installation Complete" Are there other
>> log files I could check to see what is going on? 
>> 
>> Regards,
>> David
> Hi,
> 
> did you edit the batch file which starts cygwin?
> 
> If not, do so.
> 
> All you need to know is inside the batch file.
> 
> Erich

You might also try opening a cmd.exe window and run cygwin.bat there.  You'll be able to see any error messages.

- Batty

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