Thanks - help much appreciated - I am going to try and deinstall - rename the 
file - reinstall- return the renamed file to it's original name upon 
installation of Gimp - as someone (perhaps you) kindly suggested - hope it 

>Evan Neumann <> writes:

>> Let the kids finger paint over the cracked walls. 
>> As far as Gimp. I don't know about the other issues, but rename intl dll 
>> intl-old.dll
>> Then re-install Gimp.
>> There is no feasible way to hold someone's hand through troubleshooting Gimp 
>> though. Because it is open source there are morose bugs that a user must 
>> muddle through when things go wrong.

>Perhaps that generalisation has merit, perhaps not, but in this case the
>fault lies with HP. I note that 
>Renatus <> writes:
>> However intl.dll in folder Windows\System32 was hardly placed there by some 
>> broken
>> application. It is used by LoginUI.exe, the user interface for the logon 
>> screen!

>– well, the assumption is wrong. LoginUI.exe is in fact a broken
>application, part of HP's "personalisation", and it places a broken
>version of intl.dll in the Windows system directory. This overrides the
>file that GIMP expects to be there.  

>If anything, the problem is that GIMP expects the Windows install not to
>be screwed up by HP. If you own an HP computer, it might help to
>complain to them.

>Anyway, if you use PortableGIMP, this comment seems to give a solution:


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