[Mono-list] Windows installer does not run

Kevin Goodsell generic1.20.fusion@neverbox.com
Wed, 14 Apr 2004 17:13:51 -0600

After downloading from:


The executable does not run. When I attempt to run it, I receive the 
following message:

"Windows cannot access the specified device, path, or file. You may not 
have the appropriate permissions to access the item."

This is the second time I've seen this in a few days, so maybe it's a 
problem on my side. The last time it was with the Mute installer 
(http://mute-net.sourceforge.net/). In both cases, I downloaded using 
wget from the Cygwin package. This has never let me down before, and my 
MD5 for Mute matched another that I found on the web.

I searched, but couldn't find MD5 sums for the Mono installer anywhere. 
Here's the sum I calculated:

98c5b5b67dfe9c70d173417f6ed93b6b *mono-0.31-win32-1.exe

This is on Windows XP Home. As far as I can tell, there are only two 
types of accounts: Administrators and Limited users. I'm using an 
Administrator account, so I don't think permissions could be the problem.

Incidentally, the links for the Windows version of the beginner's guide 
from this page are broken:


So if there is something unusual I have to do before installing, I 
haven't been able to find out what it is. I've emailed the webmaster 
about the broken links.