Pidgin crashes when accessing Prefs

Daniel Atallah datallah at
Tue Apr 21 10:32:06 EDT 2009

On Tue, Apr 21, 2009 at 10:16 AM, Sandy Hall <harena at> wrote:
> Whenever I try to access Preferences from the Tools Menu, Pidgin
> crashes with the following error:
> PIDGIN caused an invalid page fault in
> module LIBGLIB-2.0-0.DLL at 016f:00ca117d.
> Registers:
> EAX=00000000 CS=016f EIP=00ca117d EFLGS=00010297
> EBX=0114c187 SS=0177 ESP=0073da80 EBP=0073dde8
> ECX=ffffffff DS=0177 ESI=00000000 FS=2b07
> EDX=009bfbf0 ES=0177 EDI=00000000 GS=0000
> Bytes at CS:EIP:
> f2 ae f7 d1 49 89 8d e8 fc ff ff eb 11 c7 85 e8
> Stack dump:
> 00000002 00000004 00000002 0114c187 00000000 009bec60 0073ddc0
> 00ca0b12 0073de64 0073daf8 0073daf8 0073dac8 bff92c68 00000000
> 009be2e8 0073db50
> I am running Windows 98SE. No other menu item causes this issue. I
> have tried uninstalled & reinstalled both Pidgin and the latest
> version of GTK to no avail.

This is a problem with the very old GTK+ version that is needed to run
Pidgin on Win98.



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