Date: Thu, 18 Jan 2001 09:02:29 -0600
Reply-To: John Kuster <KusterJ@TEN-NASH.TEN.K12.TN.US>
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From: John Kuster <KusterJ@TEN-NASH.TEN.K12.TN.US>
Organization: Metropolitan Nashville Public Schools
Subject: Re: SPSS 10 on Windows 2000
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Version 10.0.7 was the first that SPSS claimed compatible w/ Win2K. I've been
using that combo for several months and not run into a problem with recode.
Have you been tracking which version you've had a problem with (might it occur
only with earlier versions)? Have the problems been with particular
workstations (I'm wondering if a Celeron has enough horsepower)?
Jonathan Kajeckas wrote:
> We've done various tests with SPSS 10 (and 10.01, 10.05, 10.07, and now
> 10.1) under Windows 2000 and have found significant performance problems.
> The most common symptom has been that the program hangs in the middle of
> processing a syntax file with several recode statements; this syntax had
> worked quickly and without incident in SPSS version 9. In the latest
> release, version 10.1, the syntax will run if fed in small sections, but
> not when run all at once. I'd be interested to know whether others have had
> similar experiences, and in any tips people might have. We've turned off
> journaling and increased the Special Workspace Memory Limit to 1024K. The
> usual hardware is a 566 Celeron with 128MB RAM.
> Jonathan Kajeckas
> IT Liaison for Morton