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Gimp shuts down

Aug 6, 2011, 16:14
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Gimp shuts down
Hi all,

My problem sounds a bit odd. Gimp will open and if I don't do any thing on it will remain open and functioning for hours. If I start doing anything on it it sends an error report and shuts down. I even deleted the newest version and downgraded to 2.4.7 and it still did the same thing. Any ideas what to do?

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Aug 6, 2011, 17:27
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What does the error report say?

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Aug 6, 2011, 17:44
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My bad... a window comes up that says "gimp-2.6.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close. We are sorry for the inconvenience." and then it asks if I want to send an error report.
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Aug 6, 2011, 18:04
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That's the standard Windows messages, so that won't help. Which version of Windows? Where did you download Gimp from? In the folder where Gimp resides, there is a gimp-console.exe. Can you run that? Any suspicious messages?

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Aug 6, 2011, 18:13
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Windows XP SP3. And I checked gimp-console-2.6.exe and it shows a blank terminal that does nothing. I suppose that's bad, right? I downloaded Gimp from here http://gimp-win.sourceforge.net/stable.html
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Aug 6, 2011, 19:02
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RE: Gimp shuts down
They "gimp-console-2.6.exe --verbose" and see if you get more messages.

I can't help you much more, but the author of the gimp-win installers has a "contacts" page:

http://gimp-win.sourceforge.net/contact.html

He even gives an e-mail.

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