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Russ Abbott

May 24, 2021, 6:18:14 PMMay 24
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Hi I'm just starting with Anaconda and Navigator. Going through " Getting started with Anaconda" I'm at the point at which I'm supposed to start Spyder. When I click the Spyder tile in the navigator window, some activity appears at the bottom right of the window. But then it stops and Spyder had not started.  (I don't see a new Spyder window, and Spyder isn't listed in the Task list. (I'm on Windows.) When I click Spyder in the Windows menu at the left of the main screen, nothing happens. 

What am I missing?


Russ Abbott

May 24, 2021, 6:21:58 PMMay 24
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P.S. When I click the Jupyter tile, it starts up properly.

Russ Abbott

May 24, 2021, 6:31:15 PMMay 24
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When I attempt to run Spyder from the Anaconda Prompt, I get quite a few messages about files being loaded, but at the end I get this error.
     `OSError: [WinError 193] %1 is not a valid Win32 application`


May 25, 2021, 1:38:30 PMMay 25
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Did you download the Anaconda 64 bit version?
There are similar known problems with Navigator and the latest Anaconda versions for Windows 10.
This is being worked on.
If you install the November 2020 Anaconda you should be OK.

Russ Abbott

Jun 3, 2021, 12:05:22 PMJun 3
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Sorry to take so long to reply. (I'm using Jupyter Lab, but I wanted to try Spyder.) I'm surprised a version of Anaconda with such obvious bugs would be released.
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