Gnucash v2.2.0 failing to launch (Windows version completely broken?)
sunfish62 at yahoo.com
Tue Jul 31 01:32:16 EDT 2007
I had no troubles installing and loading GC2.2 on a Win2K machine. The binary I
have is dated 7/14/2007. It runs both for admin and basic users. I was able to
start it, load my main datafile, and run an account summary report (I figured
that that report would give a quick test of the readability of the entire
I will admit that haven't done much actual thrashing in the program to see
whether day to day features (importing QIF or OFX and reconciling things, which
are the heaviest lifting I do in my personal accounts), but the software *does*
load and run without problem for me.
I tried changing settings while in the Basic User, and these were saved between
Given my headaches a year ago getting GC to run on an IntelMac, I figured I'd
just try the most obvious thing on the Windows box, so I simply downloaded the
SourceForge binary and ran it.
It works. (mind you, a can't vouch for the overall cleanliness of my Windows
box... ;) )
--- Mike or Penny Novack <stepbystepfarm at mtdata.com> wrote:
> >Before banging my head against this too hard, perhaps I should ask whether
> >ANYONE has managed to get the Windows version to work on a clean Windows XP
> >(or Windows 2000) install? I've tried googling for success stories,
> >reviews, etc. but haven't found any...
> Yes John. Under XP, installed as administrator and run as user.
> That's not to say I am not experiencing some problems. But these so far
> have been limited to the inability to save settings and preferences
> (example: I can't turn off "tip of the day", I can't turn off the
> "welcome page", I can't alter the "auto save" interval, .......). But
> except for minor problems such as that, have been able to set up books,
> run a parallel of paper books YTD, produce and save the appropriate
> reports (and these get saved "as edited").
> PS --- however it is "good" to hear that others are having "teething"
> problems with the Windows release. We haven't yet heard here from
> anybody who says "everything is working OK".
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