[osgeo4w-dev] Cannot install OSGeo4W in Windows 7 VDI session - 'Program too big to fit in memory'

Alex Mandel tech_dev at wildintellect.com
Wed Apr 10 08:55:21 PDT 2013

On 04/10/2013 03:43 AM, Ian Jones wrote:
> Hi all,
> Has anyone else had the same experience? I've just downloaded the OSGeo4W
> Installer but when I double-click the exe file to run it and attempt to
> install it, nothing happens. If I drop it into a Command Line session, it
> returns the above message.
> I have 40Gb disk space, 4Gb of RAM so don't quite understand why it isn't
> playing ball. I am trying to do this in Windows 7 Enterprise in a VM Ware
> View Client v5.1.1.
> Has anyone successfully got it installed to a virtual environment?
> Much appreciated,
> Regards,
> Ian

Have you tried running as Administrator?

Virtual Environment should not be an issue.


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