I have recently installed ROOT 6.26/02 for x64 via the installer on my up-to-date Windows 10 computer, which also has “Microsoft Visual Studio Community 2022 (64-bit) Version 17.3.5” installed.
ROOT appears to be generally working, but I do seem to have an issue with the RBrowser.
If I double click on a .ROOT file to inspect it a new window opens, but instead of the RBrowser it displays that “This site can’t be reached”, and “ERR_CONNECTION_REFUSED”, among others.
If on the other hand I start ROOT in the command line and open a TBrowser with
It works fine, a new window with a functional ‘ROOT RBrowser’ opens, similiar to how it did for me on other computers with older ROOT versions.
I do undestand this is a minor issue, but I do like the convinience of inspection .ROOT files so easily.
Is there a way to get the RBrowser working without having to call it explicitly from a terminal?
No, the installer has not been updated, it will be part of the next release. But no need to rebuild ROOT from source, you can simply edit the %ROOTSYS%\macros\fileopen.C file and replace this line (18):