setup.exe -> BSOD

Dave Korn
Mon Sep 11 13:54:00 GMT 2006

On 11 September 2006 13:49, John Smith wrote:

> Having successfully installed Cygwin on my desktop machine (XP Home,
> SP2, fully patched), I wanted to install it on my laptop (XP Pro, SP2,
> fully patched). I downloaded the current setup.exe and ran it,
> accepting the default values till I came to the "choice of mirror"
> screen. I chose my mirror, and clicked on "Next". The machine showed
> me a split-second Blue Screen of Death, then rebooted. Three repeated
> attempts brought exactly the same result.

  Most likely your software firewall is buggy.  Second most likely, your

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