Re: Fresh install of gnucash 2.5.6 crashes on windows

Derek Atkins derek at
Mon Oct 14 08:46:03 EDT 2013

Nah, the fix is to check if it exists and only process if it does.  No need to create it.


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----- Reply message -----
From: "Ruud Bijnen" <r.bijnen at>
To: "John Ralls" <jralls at>
Cc: "gnucash-devel at devel" <gnucash-devel at>
Subject: Fresh install of gnucash 2.5.6 crashes on windows
Date: Sun, Oct 13, 2013 6:11 PM

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.
> Regards,
> John Ralls
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