R-beta: executable problem

Jay King jking at metisrv0.man-env.com
Wed Jan 28 16:18:57 CET 1998

I downloaded the rseptbeta.zip and exe.zip files for Windows (I'm 
running Win 95 4.00.950a) about three weeks ago and until now had 
been very impressed. 

Today the executable rsept.exe (dated 10/29/97) went strange. It would 
open a window and immediately close the window (I've seen this 
before when inadvertently trying to open certain non-windows 
applications within windows). Here is what I then tried (in order): 
1) I tried re-installing the executable from exe.zip and had the same 
2) I tried re-installing all of the files in both rseptbeta.zip and 
exe.zip but had the same result. 
3) I re-downloaded the rseptbeta.zip file and re-installed. R began 
4) I then re-downloaded the exe.zip file and installed it. R stopped 
working (same problem as before).

Could I have done something that caused this problem? Could Win95 
have done something to cause this problem? I'm running the older 
executable for now. Any suggestions (besides changing my OS) would be 

Julius (Jay) King
ManTech Environmental Technology, Inc.
2 Triangle Drive
Research Triangle Park, NC 27709
Phone: (919) 406-2199
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