#2 Windows 7 run failure

Brian Marks

When I download from the current green icon on the home page, Windows offers me "Run" or "Save as". I chose run and got an error message from the system - see file attachment (which was taken with Windows Snipping Tool). There is no great problem because download with "Save as" and subsequent execution provided a successful install. Nevertheless I thought you might like to know about the failure.

This is Windows 7 64-bit and I am relying on the operating system for unzipping - there is no WinZip installed.


  • Brian Marks

    Brian Marks - 2011-08-23

    Windows unzip failure

  • Rony G. Flatscher

    Will look into this, and if there is anything we can do to change this behaviour, we will do so.



  • Rony G. Flatscher

    Checking the download and installation on W7, 64-Bit, using 32-bit BSF4ooRexx.

    It seems that everything is working as designed. I.e. one is supposed to download the zip-archive, unzip it and then start the exe-file.

    [Maybe the Windows installers should not be offered as zip archives, but rather the exe-files.]

  • Rony G. Flatscher

    • status: open --> pending
  • Rony G. Flatscher

    • status: pending --> closed
  • Rony G. Flatscher

    The developer list was used for gaining feedback and in the meantime the Windows-zip-files got replaced directly by the Windows executables, such that after downloading, double-clicking on them should run the installer sucessfully.

  • Rony G. Flatscher

    • milestone: --> Solved

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