[racket-dev] DrRacket 5.3 suddenly crashing every few minutes on Win7/64

From: Matthew Flatt (mflatt at cs.utah.edu)
Date: Mon Oct 22 08:56:19 EDT 2012

I finally managed to get a Win7 installation updated with KB2739159,
but I haven't been able to provoke a crash. I assume that you're still
seeing the crash, though.

Does the pre-release candidate similarly fail for you?:


At Wed, 17 Oct 2012 09:53:05 -0400, Kathi Fisler wrote:
> Within the last couple of days, DrRacket has started crashing after a
> few minutes of use.  I have not noticed a pattern to what I am doing
> when the crash occurs (it has happened on each of mid-editing on
> changing tabs, and on hitting F5 to run).  I have tried both with
> multiple tabs open and with multiple windows open (but only single
> tabs).  It has now crashed 5 times within 20 minutes.
> I am running 5.3[3m], which I upgraded to soon after its release.  I
> installed Windows upgrades a week ago; could be correlated to when the
> problem started occurring.  Last Windows update I installed was
> KB2739159.  I'm on 64-bit Windows 7.
> Glad to provide more info if someone tells me what to grab and how to grab it.
> Kathi
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