I got it to work by setting the file yap.exe's compatibility mode to
"Windows 2000". I do not know why this fixes it, but it seems to.
F Richman wrote:
> I am having trouble getting yap (MikTeX 2.5) to work under Windows 2003
> Server. I run yap and nothing ever appears. I can see the executable
> "yap.exe" in the Task Manager, but no window ever appears. I can create
> .dvi files using tex and latex, but cannot view the files. I have my
> virus scan service turned off.
> Any suggestions on further trouble-shooting this problem?
> System details:
> Windows Server 2003 (SP1) 32-bit
> MikTex 2.5 (downloaded on Oct 25, 2006)