I was having the same problem installing Matlab R2007a in Windows 7 beta. Switching to the Windows Classic theme worked for me as well. Thanks for the tip Dave.
"Dave Chen" <email@example.com> wrote in message <firstname.lastname@example.org>... > "Joseph " <email@example.com> wrote in message <firstname.lastname@example.org>... > > I recently changed my system to Windows 7 Beta and installed Matlab R2007b on it. The installation progress went well but I can not run it. > > > > After I double-clicked on the Matlab icon on the desktop, the boot window came out then disappeared quickly. But the main window never came out. I have checked windows running processes, the Matlab was not running any longer. Running under "compatibility mode" doesnt work as well. > > > > Are there any other friends here facing the same problem? > > > OK...I finally found the solution for this problem. > Simply change your theme to classic windows theme! > It works for me now. > If it does not work, it might be some steps I did before change theme. > I set the Matlab webserver service to Manual, but this did not fix the problem.