I can't duplicate the error since I replaced Windows 2K with NT. We were
getting a similar problem in that SAS 8.2 would simply disappear (totally
bomb out) whenever we got an email in Outlook. The problem went away when
we changed operating systems.
<evan.cooch@NOSPAMcornell.edu> wrote in message
> On Sun, 24 Nov 2002 19:36:34 GMT, evan.cooch@NOSPAMcornell.edu wrote:
> >Recently updated to 8.2 on my Windoze 2K box. All seems to be
> >reasonably OK, but about 15% of the time, when trying to start SAS, I
> >get the following error message:
> >ERROR: User does not have appropriate authorization level for library
> >WORK. FATAL: Unable to initialize the options subsystem.
> >(SASXKINI): PHASE 3 KERNEL INITIALIZATION FAILED.
> >UNABLE TO INITIALIZE THE SAS KERNEL
> >I suspect something strange is going on, depending on what other
> >applications I have running at the time (haven't done an exhaustive
> >test, but...).
> Just tried a test, and I can reproduce this 'error' every time I've
> tried it IF I have my email client (Eudora 5.2) running when I try to
> start up SAS. If I turn off Eudora, and then try to run SAS, no
> Can anyone else duplicate this at their end?