gnucash quits without diagnostics on Windows XP
justus.rufus at gmail.com
Sun Apr 27 10:54:36 EDT 2008
On Sun, 20 Apr 2008, Vass Dude wrote:
> But it wouldn't start (see below) and (a) it produces no warning
> messages, giving me no clue as to what's happening, and (b) I don't see
> any Windows installation instructions, neither on the project web nor in
> the distribution.
You haven't found http://wiki.gnucash.org/wiki/Windows yet?
There it is also written that all error messages are redirected to files
c:\Documents and Settings\myname\Local Settings\Temp\gnucash.trace.ABCDEF
(on Vista in C:\Users\myname\AppData\Local\Temp).
Beside this you can find several bug reports with running GNUCash on
windows when you search the web. See for example
http://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=457100. Far down you find a
I myself cannot start GNUCash on win xp when my commodo firewall is
running. I have to allow all traffic first. Somewhere I read from others
also having problems with their firewalls and GnuCassh. And after a crash
at startup I first have to remove the file "ior" in this directory:
"c:\Documents and Settings\my_user_name\Local
Hope that helps,
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