Diaa Sami wrote:
I have gimp 2.2.8 installed on my system.
everything is fine when I try to run it from Start Menu or from Windows
however, when I try to run it from the command-line(by writing the full
path of the executable), I get an error:
"gimp-2.2.exe - Unable to locate component
this application has failed to start because libglib-2.0-0.dll was not
found. Re-installing the application may fix the problem"
any idea why this happens(and how)?
Well, I found out the problem, it lies in the way the gimp gets
installed on windows.
for some reason, the installer doesn't place the dll's need by the
gimp(including libglib-2.0-0.dll) into the %Windows%\System32 folder,
instead, it uses the key
HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\App Paths\ in the
registry to tell windows to use some paths for finding binaries when
this executable is launched.
also, seems that these paths aren't used when launching from the
I hope this can be fixed soon, I could provide more information if you want.
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