CPU: AMD64 dual-core
OS: Windows XP
DEP (Data Execution Prevention) is turned on.
maxima.bat fails to execute maxima.exe.
XMaxima and wxMaxima report a missing connection to Maxima.
There is no warning, no hint to the real problem. I was
confused, Filemon/Regmon did not help. In the wxMaxima
discussion forum I found the solution.
include the full program path of maxima.exe
in the list of DEP exceptions (Control
It seems that the LISP interpreter in maxima.exe is
executing binary code in data sections. This should be