On Thu, May 28, 2009 at 5:59 PM, Sister Regina <peacen...@gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi - I have a Systemaz Athlon, Windows XP, IE8, and 2g of Ram. I have
> installed the Gimp 6 times, after the second times I installed Python 3 just
> to make sure I had everything, it installs and as it opens the sign comes up
> "Windows has encountered a problem and must close - do you wish to send an
> error report?" I though the file might be corrupt so I downloaded it from
> different locations but it simply won't work and I don't know what to do.
> Does anyone else? - Regina

Hi,

I'm assuming that you are installing the 2.6.6 version of GIMP (I've
seen a handful of problems/reports with that version on Windows but I
think mainly on Vista).

If that is the case, perhaps you could try going back one version.
Here is the page that lists all available windows installers:
http://sourceforge.net/project/showfiles.php?group_id=121075&package_id=250052

And the GIMP+GTK 2.6.5 installer is here:
http://sourceforge.net/project/downloading.php?group_id=121075&filename=gimp-2.6.5-i686-setup.exe&a=4389991

Or, if you want to try again with getting 2.6.6 installed, look in
Add/Remove programs and remove GTK and GIMP.  Then, rename your GIMP
directory (I'm not on Windows, but I think it's in Documents &
Settings\.gimp) to something like ".gimp_OLD".  Then try installing
2.6.6 again - the GIMP+GTK package:
http://sourceforge.net/project/downloading.php?group_id=121075&filename=gimp-2.6.6-i686-setup.exe&a=79790231

Oh - and I'm also assuming that you are _not_ using Windows XP
Professional x64 Edition - you need the 'x64' version of the installer
instead if you are.

Best of luck,
Chris
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