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install on win7 enterprise, can't modify bash start up shortcut
- From: LMH <lmh_users-groups at molconn dot com>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Wed, 17 Aug 2011 21:59:12 -0400
- Subject: install on win7 enterprise, can't modify bash start up shortcut
I have just installed 1.7 on win7 enterprise 64 bit and I tried to
modify the shortcut that starts the bash window and I get a windows
"can't modify the shortcut
make sure it has not been deleted or renamed"
I currently have cygwin installed at E:/cygwin and I also tried
"reinstall using the recommended windows settings", as well as
installing at C:/cygwin. I get the same error every time. I have
installed on this OS before and I don't remember this issue, so I'm not
sure what is going on.
Do I need to change permissions on the cygwin folder, the cygwin
installer, change windows permissions, install it in a different
I have had non-windows programs on the C drive not be able to write to
their log files and such,!@#*&^%&, but this was always correctable by
I have also done, mkpasswd -l > /etc/passwd and mkgroup -l > /etc/group
if that matters to anyone. This was also an offline install, which I
have never had any issue with before.
Thanks for the suggestions,
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