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Re: installation trouble

On Tue, Apr 03, 2001 at 07:54:26AM -0500, Earnie Boyd wrote:
>Dave Gordon wrote:
>> Hi, I'm having problems installing cygwin on a system running
>> Windows NT 4 (service pack 6) and hoping someone can help me.
>> I installed cygwin a couple of months ago without difficulty,
>> but when trying to do an update yesterday installation failed
>> with copious error messages.  After several unsuccessful attempts
>> to get it working I thought something might be screwed up in the
>> registry or in the cygwin directory, so I deleted everything and
>> started a fresh install.  No luck.  Setup.exe now gives the same
>> error messages as when I tried to update.   In particular, while
>> trying to install autoconf-2.13-2.tar.gz, it pops up a dialog
>> with the message:
>>     error  unknown (or unsupported) file type `o'.
>It appears to have downloaded the files correctly.  Perhaps you need to
>reget the file again.  Perhaps you should
>choose a different mirror.

Or, maybe either you have a virus or are seeing interference with a virus


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