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RE: Install Problem: No Shortcuts

Scott Roland sent the following at Wednesday, May 01, 2013 9:46 AM
>I tried to do a fresh install of Cygwin on a Windows 7 machine. I have
>attached the cygcheck.out.
>The only option I selected during the install was the mirror. The rest
>I left as default, but no shortcuts were placed on my Desktop or Start
>Menu when it completed. (I suspect there are other problems, but that is
>the easiest symptom I can identify.)
>This is a corporate "reimage" of Windows 7 that I got after my old
>Windows 7 machine had too many problems. The old machine had Cygwin
>installed and working nicely. IT copied over my profile from the
>old machine, but the rest is supposed to be clean. I had previous
>failed Cygwin install on this reimage, but I followed the uninstall
>instructions, rebooted and tried again.

I think that setup's default is to install for "All Users".  That
might try to put files in folders in which you do not have access.
Try installing for "Just Me".

Good luck.

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