[Spambayes] Help---Still no luck running spambayes on an
NTsystem?? Answers to Kenny Pitt, Tony Meyer and Sean True.
tameyer at ihug.co.nz
Mon Mar 29 01:14:06 EST 2004
> The only thing close to Active Python I have on my
> machine is python23 and pythoncom23. Both are dll's and were
> in the INBOXER folder. Remnants of an attempt to install
> INBOXER. They stayed around after I couldn't get inboxer to
> install. Since deleted.
If InBoxer won't install either, I'm not really sure what to try. I'm
guessing that InBoxer uses a quite different install method (I've never
actually tried it), so it seems unlikely that it's a bug in either system's
> There are no entries in the com-addin on outlook2000.
This indicates that the plug-in is not installed.
> There are no spambayes logs anywhere that the "find" command
> can locate. The view command is set to "Show all files" .
> Went back and installed Spambayes. The install went all the
> way through to the Finished page. Still no tool bar.
I'm baffled as to how the install could finish without a log being created.
At the end of the install, the little application that registers the plug-in
with Outlook should be launched, which would create a log file whether it
succeeded or not. Even if the log file couldn't be created for some reason
(read-only temp directory?), I would have thought that an error would be
In the bin directory inside the directory you are installing spambayes into,
there should be an application called "outlook_addin_register.exe". Try
running that and see if that does the install, or if not, then if it creates
a log file. If it doesn't even do that, I'm at a loss as to what to
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