Date: Thu, 10 Apr 1997 12:40:18 -0400
Reply-To: Ranjna Patel <patelr@COOKMAN.EDU>
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From: Ranjna Patel <patelr@COOKMAN.EDU>
Subject: Re: User Resource/Memory problem w/ NT 4.0
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I am also having resource memory problem with windows 95 version esp whem
I am trying to run explore with stem and leaf and normal plot. Pl help me
solve this problem Thanks.
On Fri, 21 Feb 1997, Steve Alspach wrote:
> Bruce C. Dudek wrote:
> > I now think the transparent syntax window problem is one of NT not
> > having the syntax window location correctly specified in the registry.
> > The following procedure may resolve the problem:
> > 1. open a new syntax window
> > 2. go to the taskbar across the bottom of the screen and right mouse
> > click the box for the syntax window. Choose maximize.
> > 3. If yours behaves as mine, then the maximized syntax window will be
> > normal, and you can write in it and use it normally. Then reduce the
> > size of the syntax box with the button in the upper right hand corner.
> > (next to the close window X). If you are lucky this smaller window will
> > now be usable, and after you close it, NT will "remember" this position
> > correctly for future usages.
> > I don't know if this was an installation bug or what. SPSS tech support
> > has uncharacteristically been completely unhelpful.
> > This sequence of things worked for me on two different installations
> > where the problem occured independently.
> > Good Luck,
> > Bruce
> > Mark Cohen wrote:
> > >
> > > I am having the same troubles using Windows NT 4.0 and SPSS in a lab
> > > environment. I have been tryng to upgrade numerous machines from 7.0 to
> > > 7.5. I do not have the problem with SPSS 7.0 (though some tweaks could
> > > have done by the person who did the install of 7.0), only on the
> > > machines where I install 7.5. The machines are IBM P90s. However, I do
> > > not think the problem is machine specific as I know someone with the
> > > exact same machines who does not have any such difficulties. I did
> > > manage to get a rather useless response from SPSS tech support, stating
> > > there must be some resource the user does not apporpriate priviledges
> > > to. Has anyone managed to find a solution or know a more detailed cause
> > > of this problem.
> > > Any inforamtion and/or suggestions are appreciated.
> > >
> > > thanks,
> > > Mark Cohen
> > >
> > > Heidemarie Hecht wrote:
> > > >
> > > > Logged in as administrator everthing works fine
> > > > with SPSS.
> > > > But all other users (even those within the administrators
> > > > group) cannot open a SPSS syntax window (only the
> > > > window border appears and nothing else happens). Other
> > > > users get the error message "NT is low on sys. resources"
> > > > and the whole thing crashes awfully.
> > > > Who has simmilar problems with SPSS 7.0 and WinNT 4.0
> > > > or does anybody know a workaround?
> > >
> > > I reported a similar problem to tech support with no response (about two
> > > weeks ago).
> > > The problem may be platform limited. It happens on a pentium pro
> > > machine, but not on a pentium (166). These two machines even have the
> > > same video card.
> > > The problem also does not occur on the same pentium pro machine when
> > > running 7.0 under win95.
> > > Frustrating.
> > > --
> If you are running SPSS 7.5, you may wish to do the following:
> Run the REGEDIT.EXE file to go into the system registry, then
> go into:
> SPSS for Windows
> Window Properties
> >From there, check the Horizontal and Vertical Pos string values.
> They should be set to something like '25'. The horizontal and
> vertical size should be set to something like '50'. It is
> possible that the settings may be way off base, and perhaps
> contain negative values. If the settings are "off the scale,"
> then that may be the cause for the problems you're experiencing.
> Good luck, and thank you for using SPSS.
> Steve Alspach, SPSS Technical Support