[Scribus] Invalid Page Fault in Module QT-MT3.DLL
Thu Jul 27 06:18:45 CEST 2006
On Thursday 27 July 2006 04:20, Craig Ringer wrote:
> Plinnell wrote:
> > On Wednesday 26 July 2006 19:42, Anthony Brock (KG4AGD) wrote:
> >> I just installed Scribus 1.3.3 on a Windows 98 SE machine. When I
> >> try to start the program, it loads up initially but does not
> >> complete. I get the error EXCEPTION_ACCESS_VIOLATION, stating
> >> Scribus has performed an illegal operation. In the details, it is
> >> an "Invalid Page Fault in Module QT-MT3.DLL." Any solutions to this
> >> so I can get Scribus to run on Windows 98 SE?
> >> Thanks,
> >> A. Brock
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> > Hi,
> > There is no solution. Scribus will not run on Win98SE, nor will it in
> > the future.
> > Scribus as you learned will not run on any version of Windows except
> > for Windows 2000 or newer.
> > Scribus relies on many features in Windows 2000 and XP which are not
> > in Win9x.
> Not only that, but Microsoft has now dropped support for Windows 98.
> That means there are no security fixes coming out for it. Mozilla.org
> has also dropped support for it in Firefox 2.0, so your browser choices
> will soon be a dangerously insecure version of MSIE a version of Firefox
> that'll probably also turn out to have the usual round of security
> holes. The security situation is likely to continue to degenerate in
> other ways too, but the browser will probably be the worst.
> Given that win98 generally only appears on fairly old machines that
> won't be exactly zippy running Scribus, don't work wonderfully with
> large amounts of RAM, etc, it's really not an appealing porting prospect
> even if it were practical. That's doubly true given that all these
> machines really need retirement or an OS upgrade (XP or Linux) so there
> hardly seems any point to the port.
Hence the release of XP Fundamentals. See http://bink.nu/Article7745.bink
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