Problem: Revolution R fails to launch on a Windows 8.1 system

Windows 8.1 is not officially supported yet at this time. You can run the program by doing the following:

In Windows 8.1
  1. Open the 'Start' menu and select 'Desktop'
  2. Open a file browser.
  3. Navigate to 'Computer' in the file browser and open the folder 'C:\Revolution\R-Enterprise-6.2.1\IDE64 and double-click on the file 'RevoIDE.exe'.
 You can create a Shortcut by right clicking on the file RevoIDE.exe and then dragging to the desktop.
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Article ID: 3103273 - Last Review: 10/27/2015 01:53:00 - Revision: 2.0

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