[Instantrails-users] Can't run InstantRails.exe
gsinclair at gmail.com
Sat Apr 22 02:22:23 EDT 2006
On 4/22/06, Curt Hibbs <curt.hibbs at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Trying to run InstantRails.exe for the first time, I get a Windows
> > dialog box with the error message:
> > Windows cannot access the specified device, path, or file. You may not
> > have the appropriate permissions to access the item.
> > That's the *only* thing that happens. The app doesn't start up.
> > The log file (InstantRails.log) is empty.
> > The ini file (InstantRails.ini) has the following line:
> > OldRunningPath=C:\force-path-update
> > I change that value to various things but it doesn't make a difference.
> > I've searched the mailing list archives and browsed the Wiki but this
> > problem appears not to have been reported before.
> > I am running InstantRails from the following directory: E:\InstantRails
> > Any advice would be appreciated.
> > Thanks,
> > Gavin
> Hmmm... so much for being easy! :-(
> I've never seen this happen before (really)! What version of Windows are
> you running? Instant Railsis only know to work in Windows 2000 and Windows
I'm running XP with administrator priveleges and no history of
difficulty getting applications to run :)
> In any case, the InstantRails.exe executable isn't even getting loaded. That
> error message says that something in Windows is preventing the exe from
Ah, I didn't realise that.
I'm going to try unpacking the zip file into a different directory,
just for kicks :)
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