[Chimera-users] Problems installing/running chimera

Christian Schafmeister meister+ at pitt.edu
Sat May 20 20:26:10 PDT 2006

Hi there,

I tried installing the latest snapshot of chimera for windows: 
chimera-1.2224-win32.exe as well as the production release 1.2199
and I get an error when it tries to start up.

Dialog box:
pythonw.exe - Entry Point Not Found
The procedure entry point ?pathSeparator at PathFactory@otf@@SADXZ could 
not be located in the dynamic link library libotf.dcl

When I try chimera --debug

I get File "C:\Program Files\Chimera\share\chimera\__init__.py", line 15 
in ?
    from _chimera import *
ImportError: DLL load failed: The specified procedure could not be found.
Return code: 1

I have python 2.4.2 already installed on my machine, is that causing a 



Christian E. Schafmeister, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Chemistry Department
University of Pittsburgh

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