When I try to start QGIS 1.8.0 I get the error message "Can't find procedure start address TIFFMergerFieldInfo in libtiff.dll" and the program won't start. I have downloaded and reinstalled QGIS several times, but it does not help. What to do? Any suggestions? I have noticed that this problem is not unique to me, but I have not found a remedy.
The work-around to this issue is to rename libtiff.dll in your windows\system32 folder, then restart QGIS. You can either:
The following links identified this work-around.