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Gimp keeps crashing on Windows 8 coumputer!

Jul 20, 2013, 02:50
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Exclamation Gimp keeps crashing on Windows 8 coumputer!
Hello,i really love gimp!but i just update my Gimp to the new 2.8.6 and for some reason it keeps crashing whenever i start opening up GImp(the loading screen)!Huh I kept uninstalling it and installing it again,but,the same crash always appears! Angry I then restart the computer and it happens again! Angry Now this is making me confused and mad!does this have to do with a bug/problem!Thanks and Reply soon Big Grin
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Jul 20, 2013, 07:50
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RE: Gimp keeps crashing on Windows 8 coumputer!

the dev's probably haven't made gimp 2.8 compatible for win8 yet, but there a few solutions to start up problems already.

It could be a corrupt shortcut path. Try starting gimp from the root directory icon. (the original folder, not the shortcut)

Also check here if that doesn't work

win8 is still fairly new, so maybe in the next gimp it will be more compatible with win8 (fingers crossed ^_^)

Good luck!

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