>With some help from Jernej I have now been able too look into this 
>problem. It would be of great help if people with crashes when doing:
>  1. Start GIMP
>  2. Create new default image
>  3. Tools -> GEGL Operation...
>could try to move
>  C:\Program Files (x86)\GIMP-2.0\lib\gegl-0.0\load-buffer.dll
>into a temporary dir, just so that GEGL does not pick up load-buffer.dll 
>when starting.
>On my tests on Vista SP2, removing this GEGL operation from the 
>operations GEGL loads gets rid of this particular crash, and I suspect 
>this will get rid of this particular crash on XP systems as well.
>If anyone is able to confirm that removing/moving load-buffer.dll fixes 
>the above crash, please let me know and report what version of Windows 
>you are using.
>  Thanks,
>  Martin
Dear Martin
thanks for your tip.
Regrettably, it doesn't work. I tried it on two computers:
1. Intel-based system with 965 Intel graphic chipset family, XP Prof, SP3
2. AMD-based system with NVidia 8400 graphics card, Media Center 2005 (like
XP Prof), SP3

Only on the AMD-system it provides an error-message (not from GIMP but from
MS): ModName msvcrt.dll, ModVer: 7.0.2600.5512. This file was changed by SP3
(!), but there were files from MAGIX and Nero with the same name, but in other

I hope, it helps a little bit.


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