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Unfortunately I can't really give much more information unless anybody can suggest where I should look for logs or dumps etc?

Simply put, when I load the program I immediately get the error "Pinta Has Stopped Working".

I have tried:

  • Running as administrator
  • Installing to different partitions
  • Installing to folders with no spaces in directory structure

I have installed the GTK# for .Net 2.12.9 as required in order to install Pinta.

Thanks for any help!

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I just installed Pinta on Windows 7 64-bit Home Premium, and it works just fine. I can suggest running something like SysInternals Process Monitor against Pinta to see what it is looking for before it crashes. Other than that, I would suggest a repair install on Gtk#, maybe turning off UAC to see if that makes a difference. – Soumya May 16 '11 at 7:07
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This problem can be replicated also on Windows 7 32 bit. I think this is a problem in the registration of environment variables for Gtk# -- the installer registers a variable called GTK_BASEPATH (that I think it is used by Gtk# to find dependent libraries) but this is not propagated to Windows correctly (if you call set from cmd.exe you will not see this variable), thus causing the error you saw.

If you reboot your computer after installation of GTK#, Pinta will start without any problems. Hope this helps.

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Works fine now thanks :) – DanH Oct 4 '11 at 16:49

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