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Re: emacs hangs windows 2000 pro

From: John Sands
Subject: Re: emacs hangs windows 2000 pro
Date: Sat, 01 Dec 2001 14:36:02 GMT

Thanks for the info. I've disabled Norton Antivirus and I've been working
for a few hours without a problem. I'll turn it on again tomorrow to see if
the bug resurfaces. I'll report here if it happens again, hopefully with
more info.

"Eli Zaretskii" <address@hidden> wrote in message
> > From: "John Sands" <address@hidden>
> > Newsgroups: gnu.emacs.bug
> > Date: Sat, 01 Dec 2001 03:14:13 GMT
> >
> > I've just started using emacs (21.1.1) under Windows 2000 professional.
> > Twice today it has made the machine emit continous loud beeps and hang
> > completely. The first time it was bringing up help info. The second time
> > was loading xslide for an xsl file. It's a real pain to turn off the
> > and then wonder how long it will stay up. Any suggestions on how I can
> > some stability here?
> Emacs 21 is very stable for me on W2K.  So please try to gather a bit
> more info about these problems, and report them here.  For example,
> can you run Emacs under a debugger and find out where does it get
> stuck?  Typing C-g or C-BREAK several times might also yield something
> interesting, maybe even allow you to recover without rebooting.
> Do you have some antivirus software installed on that machine?  If
> so, could you please try to disable it or switch it to a less
> aggressive mode, and see if that helps?

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