I'm a beginner in Arduino. I just installed Arduino IDE (arduino-1.0.5-r2-windows) but when I try to run its not responding and crashes after few minutes. I tried re-installing it and removing the temporary files but none of those helped.

Can anyone tell me what causes this problem and how to debug it?

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    It might be helpful to know some more details about your system, e.g. what version of Windows are you using? Is it 32 or 64 bit? Jul 4, 2014 at 11:11
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    Additionally, what does "crash" mean? Any error messages? Slows down? After a specific action? Jul 4, 2014 at 12:12
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    Not really a fix, but you might want to try an older version of the IDE.
    – Gerben
    Jul 4, 2014 at 13:25
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    And if you run it from a terminal? Jul 4, 2014 at 15:32
  • The ide was slow and closes after sometime without any notice. I didn't try running it from terminal. But I switched to arduino 1.5.6 , it works fine. Thanks.
    – Lawliet
    Jul 5, 2014 at 7:06

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Installing Arduino 1.5.6 solved the issue.

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