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Setup.exe does not work.
- From: Chris Stafford <cstafford at mindspring dot com>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Sat, 20 Feb 2010 13:35:23 -0500 (EST)
- Subject: Setup.exe does not work.
- Reply-to: Chris Stafford <cstafford at mindspring dot com>
I downloaded and ran setup.exe. I have Windows Vista x64. I get to the part that wants to pick a download site. None are listed, it should automatically find the sites for me. Anyways, I go back to your site, find a mirror then click on it. Example: http://mirror.cs.vt.edu/pub/cygwin/cygwin/. I then copy from the address bar and past it into the setup.exe and click add. I am not typing it. I then click next. I get an error that says "Unable to get setup.ini from <http://mirror.cs.vt.edu/pub/cygwin/cygwin/>. I can access the mirror myself from my web browser. Why can't I get the full download and download it myself, then install it? This is probably a firewall issue or a setup glitch. Normally when a program wants access to the internet, my firewall triggers and asks me if I want to let the program through. This setup program seems to not even try to get to the internet. Does anyone have a resolution to this problem. For example, what needs to change on the firewall to let setup through?
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