>>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.

It didn't work. The first message I'm always receiving now is 
"(gimp-2.8.exe:2408):GLiB-ERROR**: gmem.c: 165: failed to allocate 17660160 
bytes", and THEN it does the whole "Windows Visual C++ Library" thing. Any 

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