Re: [Gimp-user] GIMP 2 Problem

On 2.11.2013 at 1:06 PM Johan J W Bezuidenhoud wrote:

I have downloaded and installed GIMP 2.8 on my desktop machine.
When I click the icon the blue frame of the GIMP start-up window momentarily
appears and then disappears.
Nothing else then happens - no error message nor any form of a message

My desktop system runs on Windows XP SP3, with all the latest updates, etc.
The anti-virus software currently installed - Windows Security Essentials.
I uninstalled the anti-virus program totally, re-installed GIMP 2.8, to no

What can possibly cause this anomaly?? Where do I begin???

Without further information I have no clue what causes this anomaly on
your Windows XP computer and I've never faced such problems on Windows
XP myself.
Please post the output of 'gimp --verbose' and then let's see.
You find a short howto in the [GIMP developer wiki].
If the output is more than ca. 10 KB, please post the output
somewhere else and add a link here.

What color depth does your graphics card use?

Could it also be another case of [bug 692882]?

Kind regards,


[GIMP developer wiki]

[bug 692882]:

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