Yes I am using admin privileges.
I tried to use start>run C:\cygwin\bin\bash.exe -c/etc/postinstall/
But nothing happens (actually a black window opens for a second and then it 
Any idea?
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Behalf Of Larry Hall (Cygwin X)
Sent: Sunday, November 01, 2009 5:47 PM
Subject: Re: Problem installing cygwin/X on vista sp2 64bit

On 11/01/2009 01:41 PM, Massimo Giovannini wrote:
> 2009/11/01 12:38:38 running: C:\cygwin\bin\bash.exe -c
> /etc/postinstall/
> 2009/11/01 12:40:16 abnormal exit: exit code=128

This is your problem.  The postinstall scripts are failing.  Are you installing
with administrator privileges?  If not, doing so may help.  Otherwise, you can
try running the command above from the command line and see if you get
more insight into why it failed.

Larry Hall                    
RFK Partners, Inc.                      (508) 893-9779 - RFK Office
216 Dalton Rd.                          (508) 893-9889 - FAX
Holliston, MA 01746


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