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Re: Latest version will not install on WinXP


On 01/25/2011 02:23 AM, David J S Briscoe wrote:
>  On 25/01/2011 07:53, jean-pierre charras wrote:
>> Le 23/01/2011 18:13, David J S Briscoe a écrit :
>>>   I have just downloaded the latest release version RC4 and on trying to
>>> install
>>> the program I receive the message
>>> I am using WINXP PRO. I have uninstalled the stable version of Kicad but
>>> this
>>> makes no difference.
>>> David
>> I have no problem to install Kicad from the downloaded file (Tested
>> under XP pro).
> I have just shortened the name of the file to
> KiCad-2011-01-22-BZR2754.exe and the file works properly. On my machine
> the long file name appears to present problems. Please consider using a
> shorter file name for the installation file.
> Thanks.

Please consider filing a bug report with the operating system vendor, if you
even bother to know who that is, or how to contact them.  I assume you use
it because you get excellent responsiveness to bug reports like this.