Fresh install of gnucash 2.5.6 crashes on windows

John Ralls jralls at
Sun Oct 13 21:37:34 EDT 2013

On Oct 13, 2013, at 3:11 PM, Ruud Bijnen <r.bijnen at> wrote:

> Thanks, I did a re-install to confirm. Creating the %USERPROFILE%\.gconf\apps\gnucash folder did the trick. (Would of course be great if this could be implemented in the installer or gnucash source)
> On Sun, Oct 13, 2013 at 10:45 PM, John Ralls <jralls at> wrote:
> On Oct 13, 2013, at 1:33 PM, Derek Atkins <derek at> wrote:
> > I think the issue is the lack of a .gconf(d) directory on a fresh install..
> >
> Likely. Try creating c:\Documents and Settings\User\.gconf\apps\gnucash
> It doesn't need any content, it just needs for the folder to exist.

This is a pre-alpha feature. ;-) Geert was banging away on the migration routines until minutes before firing off the release build.
Now he's got a month to refine things before the next release. I've no doubt it will be much better.

John Ralls

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