# Octave windows 7 installer fix

There are a lot of suggestions on the mailing lists for tuning your Octave installation. GNU Octave standalone ports for Windows are independently compiled using either the MinGW or Microsoft Visual Studio development environments ( or before). See also. Octave for Microsoft Windows (outdated) for older instructions. By raising the defect on octave installer, I got the root cause. Refer to bug # Octave GUI doesn't come up on windows 10 x In my machine, the application for vbs file type is notepad. Hence running the script opens it in notepad instead of executing it. If the script is executed, then it surely opens the octave . Installing GNU Octave on Windows. GNU Octave is a numerical computing package used in the Physics and MSCS departments at St. Olaf. It is free and open-source software and can be installed on any computer. IT maintains an installer for Windows to ease the installation process. Octave is installed on computers in the Physics department labs: RNS