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Author loewis
Recipients Chris_L, Raj, loewis, scionkiller
Date 2008-10-15.21:16:01
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> I am running Windows XP Professional x64 and encountered the same
> problem. Everything appeared to go fine on the installation, but then
> IDLE just refuses to run, nothing appears in the task manager, no
> errors, nothing. Command line still works.

It's normal that there are no errors. They get to stderr, and there is
no stderr in a GUI application.

Can you please try these steps, and report results?
1. open cmd.exe
2. cd \python26
3. python.exe Lib\idlelib\

Report any output that this produces.

> This seems like a pretty serious bug

I don't think it's pretty serious. It has a workaround; a "pretty
serious" bug doesn't have one.
Date User Action Args
2008-10-15 21:16:03loewissetrecipients: + loewis, Raj, Chris_L, scionkiller
2008-10-15 21:16:02loewislinkissue4049 messages
2008-10-15 21:16:01loewiscreate