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GIMP 2.6.10 Rev.2 does not work on windows 2000

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GIMP 2.6.10 Rev.2 does not work on windows 2000

I installed this on a Patriot USB stick today with a suit of portable apps that all seem to work. The GIMP does not even open.

Tim Clark
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GIMP Itself no longer works on Windows 2000.

See System Requirements:
At the bottom of the download page:
System Requirements:Windows XP/Vista/7


Things have got to get better, they can't get worse, or can they?

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GIMP no longer supports Windows 2000

It's not about portable, it's about GIMP.
Check out the GIMP download page:
It specifically says "GIMP requires Windows XP SP2 or newer to run."

Also, if you look at the system requirements for the Portable version:
it lists only "Windows XP/Vista/7"

Sorry, dude, but as time marches inexorably forward, more and more apps are dropping support for Windows 2000.

I made this half-pony, half-monkey monster to please you.

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there's a slightly earlier version of GIMP

which still works with windows 2000, but I forget what that number is right now and my windows 2000 got borked last month (so it's not easy to look right now).

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