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Corel Photopaint won't run (Just gives GPF)

Posted on 1998-04-12
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I can't get Corel Photopaint to run on my computer (233MMX, 128Mb (2x64Mb DIMM), Matrox Millenium, 15Gb HD's, SB32 PnP, Plustek OpticPro 4800P Scanner (No drivers or Twain installed yet - I think))
I'm running Win95 OSR2 with IE4.0. I know I have installed this without problems a few months back but now when I install it all I get when I try to run Photopaint 7 is the following error:-

PHOTOPNT caused an exception 03H in module PHOTOPNT.EXE at 0157:00525ec1.
Registers:
EAX=00525ec0 CS=0157 EIP=00525ec1 EFLGS=00000206
EBX=00d80000 SS=015f ESP=00e8fda0 EBP=00e8fe38
ECX=80009030 DS=015f ESI=00b5619c FS=0d17
EDX=80008fe8 ES=015f EDI=00b564a4 GS=0000
Bytes at CS:EIP:
cc e9 0b 00 00 00 cc cc cc cc cc cc cc cc cc cc
Stack dump:
00a32896 00000000 8174f1c4 00a3275c 00b56000 00b564a4 00a32e03 00000000 8174f1c4 00d80000 00000000 00000000 00000000 00e8fc40 bffc1470 00e8ff68

Most of the other utilities ie. CorelScan etc. fail to run as well with GPF's or IPF's.

I have checked the system resources - 86%. I also tried safe mode but no luck either.

Anything else I should try before using another package?

Thanks - Paul
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Try uninstalling, and then re-installing it. It may use a registry key, that could have got screwed up...

If not, try uninstalling any programs you installed before the error started. I know it's a long shot, but there might be a conflict there.

Good luck!
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