On 64-bit windows, WinCVS can't find the Python or tcl dlls, so it ends up trying to load some (non-existent, since no file is specified in the preferences) tcl dll. This causes WinCVS to hang. If you then close it and open it again, it pops up a message saying "WinCvs DLL load deadlock" DLL library loading deadlock detected! File: tcl84.dll ... Do you want to continue [yes/no]
If you say yes, it goes back to hanging trying to load the library. If you say no, you can continue (w/out tcl/python scripting).
A minor work-around to get it to skip the hanging stage and go straight to popping up the deadlock message is to add the registry key:
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