[plt-scheme] Help Desk not responding

From: Marco Morazan (morazanm at gmail.com)
Date: Mon Jan 19 15:45:45 EST 2009

The students is running, I believe, Windows XP. From what I have seen,
DrScheme fails to bring up the default browser (i.e. IE).

Any suggestions as to how to solve it?

On Mon, Jan 19, 2009 at 3:34 PM, Eli Barzilay <eli at barzilay.org> wrote:
> On Jan 19, Marco Morazan wrote:
>> Dear All,
>> I have a student that can not access the Help Desk. Every time she
>> clicks on Help Desk, DrScheme freezes up. No error message is
>> reported.
>> She has uninstalled and reinstalled DrScheme to no avail. The
>> version she just installed is 4.1.3[3m].
> The OS is the important bit here -- once that's determined, then she
> should look at the list of processes and see if there's some process
> stuck.
> FWIW, this is what DrScheme does on the different platforms:
> * On Windows it uses a standard Windows facility to start a browser at
>  a given place, which is similar to entering a url in the "Run"
>  dialog.
> * On OSX it uses some standard OSX script that starts a browser at a
>  URL.
> * On Linux it runs a process -- one from several that can be set in
>  the preferences.
> --
>          ((lambda (x) (x x)) (lambda (x) (x x)))          Eli Barzilay:
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