>Sleepingbeautiie - for...@gimpusers.com wrote:
>>> On Thu, 01 Nov 2012 17:14:27 +0100, Sleepingbeautiie wrote:
>>>> And, yeah - that stuff's basically gone away since I've re-installed it 
>>>> again, but now it says it has to do something with the GIMP shortcut in my 
>>>> "bin" folder, so I thought 'Oh, okay...' and clicked on the GIMP 2.8 icon 
>>>> for it to load from there.. but it gave me the same error, the one that I 
>>>> just mentioned, and it always has something to do with "terminating in an 
>>>> unusual way", 'thanks' to Runtime. I'm looking through all my folders now, 
>>>> but there doesn't seem to be a problem.
>>> Is your Windows set to use 16-bit colour mode? There's a known problem with
>>> GTK+ if that's the case - change Windows to 32-bit colours.
>> How do you do that? I mean, do I go to control panel? I really don't know 
>> what the problem is, but if it helps I use Windows Vista/desktop.

>Yes; from Windows Vista Control Panel:
>- from default view: "Adjust screen resolution" (under the "Appearance 
>and Personalization" section) or
>- from classic view: "Personalization" then "Display Settings"

>Either will bring up the "Display Settings" where you can set the colour 
>depth from the drop-down under "Colors". If you have multiple monitors, 
>you might need to set it separately for each one.

>After click "Apply" or "OK" to apply changes, you'll need to click "Yes" 
>before the timer expired when prompted for whether to keep the new 
>settings. If that seems a bit odd, there is a sensible reason - changing 
>display settings incorrectly can prevent anything from being displayed 
>at all, making it difficult to change them back, so if the screen does 
>go blank or scrambled you just need to wait 15 seconds for the timer to 
>expire and it should go back to how it was before.


All right, thanks, I'll try that when I get the time; if it doesn't work, I'll 
come back and see if there's any other kinda solution.

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