Problem installing Cygwin 1.7.25 64 bit on W7 and W8

Andrey Repin
Sun Sep 1 16:50:00 GMT 2013

Greetings, nu774!

>> I tried to update a well running cygwin installation from Cygwin 1.7.24
>> (64 bit release) to Cygwin 1.7.25 on W7. Setup (most recent version from
>> didn't succeed because of "incomplete download". I tried
>> severel different mirrors, everytime the same problem. Then I removed
>> the cygwin installation, i.e. deleted the folder, tried to install again
>> and got the same error. Disabeling all Virusscanner and Firewall
>> software didn't help.
>> Defenitely it is not a problem of lack of discspace or something like that.
>> A test with the 32 bit release (Cygwin 1.7.24) worked fine without any
>> issue.
>> On W8 i had exactely the same behaviour.

> Same experience here.
> I once pushed "continue" on the "incomplete download" error dialog by 
> mistake, that resulted in uninstalling of the selected packages for 
> updates, including cygwin (except for cygwin1.dll).

Usually, it is a good idea to wait a day or so for new release to spread
across mirrors.
Also, please don't

Andrey Repin ( 01.09.2013, <20:45>

Sorry for my terrible english...

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