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Cygwin Screen Resume Fails Without Message

Cygwin Screen Resume Fails Without Message

I'm running some apps in screen under cygwin. However, when trying to reattach to the screen via 'screen -r', 'screen -x', and 'screen -RR' nothing appears to happen and I just get a new prompt line, no error messages or nothing.

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Guest [Entry]

The problem is sometimes in the not-so-great terminal emulation of cygwin's terminal; All these problems went away for me once I switched to using the fork of putty patched to connect to a local cygwin process like bash.
Guest [Entry]

What terminal are you using? I use rxvt which works quite well. The default terminal which runs inside a windows command prompt has many limitations. Mintty is nice too, especially if you're used to Putty.