[texworks] Texworks quit working (on windows)

Lars Madsen daleif at imf.au.dk
Wed Sep 28 10:57:58 CEST 2011

K. Frank wrote, On 2011-09-28 06:06:
> Hello Arno (and Felix)!
> On Tue, Sep 27, 2011 at 7:24 PM, Arno Trautmann <Arno.Trautmann at gmx.de> wrote:
>> Felix Wieczorek wrote:
>>> I installed TeX Live 2011, downloaded today for a colleague, installed
>>> it with advanced install, texworks runs perfectly.
>> For the record: 64bit or 32bit? Maybe that is important …
> My current copy of TeX Live claims to be 2011.  When I downloaded
> the installer and installed it, I didn't notice any explicit 64-bit option.
> When I run the various TeX Live applications (e.g., PS_View, DVIOUT
> DVI Viewer, TeX Live Manager, and TeXworks editor), they all show up
> in the windows Task Manger as 32-bit processes.  (Note, when trying
> to run TeXworks, it does show up briefly in Task Manager -- long enough
> to see that it's a 32-bit process -- before it exits almost immediately.)
> So, my Tex Live installation appears to be 32-bit (and I wasn't aware
> that there might be a 64-bit option).
>> cheers
>> Arno
> Thanks.
> K. Frank

Have you ckecked that there are not any corrupt TeXworks configuration 

Is it possible to start it from the commandline instead of clicking on 
it (it might leave some messages before disapearing)



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