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I downloaded QGIS 1.8.0 (Windows) and installed the software. Installation was completed succesfully. However, I cannot open the software. When I start the QGIS, I receive an error message "qgis.exe has stopped working".


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Might this is the bug..try to remove 3rd party plugin and then try..check this link hub.qgis.org/issues/6758 –  Sunil Jan 11 '13 at 7:54
Which installer did you use? We have standalone and OSGeo4W. You might try the other one. –  Andre Joost Jan 11 '13 at 8:10
Are you installing it on a 64-bit machine/OS? Check to see if there's a 64-bit installer available. –  ujjwalesri Jan 11 '13 at 8:37
Did you previously have an earlier version of QGIS installed? –  BradHards Jan 11 '13 at 9:01
Which version of Windows is the machina? –  Willy Jan 11 '13 at 9:53
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closed as too localized by Devdatta Tengshe, whuber Feb 15 '13 at 16:09

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