[Pharo-users] Windows installation broken?

Richard Sargent rsargent at 5x5.on.ca
Sun Jun 17 12:42:13 EDT 2018

Try running the launcher as administrator.
It may not help, but I recall this was a problem not long ago.

On June 17, 2018 9:08:50 AM PDT, PBKResearch <peter at pbkresearch.co.uk> wrote:
>I tried downloading the standalone version of Pharo 6.1 in a fresh
>folder, and everything seems fine.
>I then tried the Pharo Launcher, which I have never used before. I
>installed the template for Pharo 6.1 (stable) and tried to launch it.
>The launcher window closed, and nothing happened. The Task Manager
>confirms that it is not running invisibly in the background. So for me
>the launcher is not working, though the standalone version is fine.
>I am using Windows 10 with all recent updates, on a 4GB machine with
>Intel Core i3 processor.
>Hope this helps
>Peter Kenny
>-----Original Message-----
>From: Pharo-users <pharo-users-bounces at lists.pharo.org> On Behalf Of
>Hernán Morales Durand
>Sent: 17 June 2018 05:50
>To: Any question about pharo is welcome <pharo-users at lists.pharo.org>
>Subject: Re: [Pharo-users] Windows installation broken?
>It is broken. I always use the ZeroConf CLI through wget or curl.
>El dom., 17 jun. 2018 a las 0:40, horrido
>(<horrido.hobbies at gmail.com>) escribió:
>> Someone told me that they had difficulties installing Pharo under 
>> Windows. So I had to see for myself.
>> I booted my Mac mini into Windows 7 Ultimate (using Boot Camp), 
>> downloaded and installed Pharo Launcher.
>> That person was indeed correct. The Windows version of Pharo is badly
>> broken. I created images for Pharo 5.0, 6.1, and 7.0, and all three 
>> refused to open (presumably, they just crash).
>> Am I missing something? What am I doing wrong?
>> --
>> Sent from: http://forum.world.st/Pharo-Smalltalk-Users-f1310670.html
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