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QGIS 1.8.0-1 does not launch (nor its companions: Browser, Grass, etc.) neither on machine with Win XP SP3 nor with Win 7 (GRASS installed separately works well). Console displays a message on launch: "'findstr' is not recognized as an internal or external operable program or batch file". I tried all solutions suggested here earlier with no result. Could anybody advice I'd be grateful. Ian.

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Where is QGIS installed? –  Mapperz Oct 25 '12 at 18:56
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I have copied findstr.exe (it should be in system32 folder) in the same folder of this.exe, and I have solved.

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Great! it works! Thanks, Aborruso. –  Ian McG Oct 25 '12 at 20:53
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