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From Marc Slemko <>
Subject Re: why reboot after win32 install?
Date Mon, 01 Mar 1999 19:13:30 GMT
On Mon, 1 Mar 1999, Paul Sutton wrote:

> On Sun, 28 Feb 1999, Ian Kallen wrote:
> > Normally a happy end user, I'm wearing my reviewer's hat writing a
> > piece for PC Computing.  So with respect to the win32 distribution:
> > After installation is complete (on an NT4.0 w/sp3 server) , we're
> > advised that we must reboot to complete the installation. Why is that
> > necessary?  Aside from joking how _everything_ requires a reboot under
> > windows, while true too many times it isn't strictly true.  I don't
> > recall having to reboot after installing some other servers...
> No, Apache does not require a reboot and does not prompt you to reboot.
> The final screen from the installer is a question about whether you want
> to view the README file, then the installer exits.

Are you sure?  I think installshield may do it automatically if it
installs various DLLs.  Aren't there some DLLs included that are "system"
(ahem.  in MS's world...) DLLs, which od rqeuire a reboot?

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