Re: gimp startup failure

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Hi Bernd,

Gimp originally hung up when I accidentally tried to save a VERY large file. After waiting a few minutes I used the Task Manager to end the Gimp process. i tried restarting Gimp immediately and the startup error occurred exactly as it has ever since. I don;t think I loaded any other software between shutting down and restarting.

I tried sweeping the registry using Glary Utilities between one of my re-installation efforts. Though it found a few hundred registry errors including many gimp-related keys, my subsequent re-installation met the same ignominious fate.



On Fri, Jan 13, 2012 at 4:46 AM, Bernd Weber <weber.bernd@xxxxxxxx> wrote:
Hi Evan,

though I use GIMP with LINUX, what I really recommend, I will try to
help you.
As I see, the verbose output shows nothing suspicous.

A few questions:

1. Before you killed GIMP in the task manager, what happend? It might be
the same problem why GIMP now doesn't start at all.
2. When installing GIMP new, you should edit the registry before. It's
possible that there is a conflict with a registry entry from the
previous instattation.



evan neumann schrieb:
> I have been using Gimp for a few years now and have become very
> dependent on it for my personal project:
> <>
> But I aborted a process a few weeks ago by using Task Manager to end
> the gimp.exe process. When I restarted my computer, Gimp would not
> restart. I unistalled Gimp, removed the local files and then
> re-installed. But still no joy.
> I have looked all over the interwebs looking for the problem but still
> can't find anything wrong.  I have attached the gimp console output
> when started in --verbose:
> gimp-fail.gif
> My computer is running Windows XP Professional SP3 on an AMD Athlon
> chip and 2 Gigs of RAM.
> Thanks in advance,
> evan
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