GNUCash 2.2.1 Startup Time under Windows Vista

Derek Atkins warlord at MIT.EDU
Tue Aug 28 17:14:27 EDT 2007

Quoting Stephen Grant Brown <s_g_brown at>:

> Hi All,
> This is not a complaint, just an observation.
> I installed GNUCash 2.2.1 on my brand new computer running Microsoft Vista.
> After starting the program, it took 15 seconds for it to dispaly 
> something which dissapeared after about 5 seconds. It then took 
> another minute for the program to display anything else.

This seems to be a Vista-specific issue.

> I used Windows Easy Transfer to transfer all my settings from the old 
> Windows XP machine to the new one. I lost the drive containing my 
> GNUCash data file. Consequently I am starting without a data file.
> When I start a new file, how do I populate it with a basic set of accounts?

It should offer you the new file druid.. Or you can use File -> New File.

> Yours Sincerely Stephen Grant Brown


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