I note that the installation of qgis completed successfully. However, the log procedure returns this message:

"...... Estrazione: wvhpgn.gsb Estrazione: wyhpgn.gsb Cartella di destinazione: C:\Programmi\Quantum GIS Lisboa Creato il programma di disinstallazione: C:\Programmi\Quantum GIS Lisboa\Uninstall-QGIS.exe Crea cartella: C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Menu Avvio\Programmi\Quantum GIS Lisboa Impossibile accedere al file. Il file Š utilizzato da un altro processo. Running postinstall grass64.bat... Running postinstall msvcrt.bat... ......"

System parameters: Quantum GIS Lisboa 1.8.0 Microsoft Windows Professional, Versione 2002, Service Pack 3

The message:

Impossibile accedere al file. Il file Š utilizzato da un altro processo

translates as

Unable to access the file. The file used by another process

I then get the following error:

"Impossibile trovare il punto di ingresso locale_charset della procedura nella libreria di collegamento dinamico iconv.dll"

which translates as:

Can not find the entry point of locale_charset procedure in the dynamic link library iconv.dll

2 Answers 2


Renaming 'iconv.dll' in the c:\windows directory worked for me. (by renaming, not deleting you can restore it if required)

I have 8 of these files in various directories on my computer however the fast indexed 'windows desktop search' only found 2 of them. Using the old windows 'search companion' is a better (but longer) search.


Try installing QGIS in a folder without blanks, e.g. C:\QuantumGisLisboa\.

The standalone installer has a few bugs relating to blanks in pathnames.

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