Unspecified Fatal Error

Richard Ullger rullger at ntlworld.com
Sun Feb 10 18:46:55 EST 2008

For the benefit of other users, this problem was caused by access to the 
trusted zone (local) being blocked in Zonealarm. Somehow access had been 
changed to block rather than allow or ask.



Richard Ullger wrote:
> Hi,
> I hope somebody can shed some light on this problem I have suddenly 
> started having. I have been using gnucash 2.2.3 on Windows XP with all 
> updates except IE7.
> Suddenly today when starting gnucash I got a message box with the title
> 'Error' and the message 'Unspecified fatal error encountered, aborting.' 
> with an OK button. On clicking OK another message box is displayed with 
> the title 'Microsoft Visual C++ Runtime Library' and the message:
> 	Runtime Error!
> 	Program: C:\Program Files\gnucash\bin\gnucash-bin.exe
> 	The application has requested the Runtime to terminate it in an
> 	unusual way. Please contact the application's support team for
> 	more information.
> Clicking OK closes the box.
> The trace file in C:\Documents and Settings\Richard\Local Settings\Temp 
> contains one line:
> 	*  OTHER <> Can't create CORBA main-thread wakeup pipe
> I uninstalled gnucash, downloaded 2.2.3 again, confirmed the md5 and 
> installed it. However I'm still getting exactly the same error.
> I have searched the gnucash-user mailing list archive but have not found 
> any reference to this specific error. Can anyone offer any suggestions 
> as to what might be the problem?
> Many thanks in advance.
> Regards,
> Richard.
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