Bug 20795 - Xamarin Studio don't work on Windows XP
Summary: Xamarin Studio don't work on Windows XP
Alias: None
Product: Xamarin Studio
Classification: Desktop
Component: General ()
Version: 5.0
Hardware: PC Windows
: Normal normal
Target Milestone: master
Assignee: Bugzilla
Depends on:
Reported: 2014-06-22 05:01 UTC by Andrey Gankov
Modified: 2014-06-25 06:48 UTC (History)
4 users (show)

Is this bug a regression?: ---
Last known good build:

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Description Andrey Gankov 2014-06-22 05:01:53 UTC
Xamarin Studio crash when starting on Windows XP.

I did some research. I think this is because the new version of gtk 2.12.25 don't work correctly on XP.
I tested with another GTK# application. If i install gtk# 2.12.21, applications work, if i install 2.12.25 application crash like Xamarin Studio, but Xamarin Studio don't install with 2.12.21.
Comment 1 Lluis Sanchez 2014-06-23 04:05:19 UTC
Maybe the problem can be fixed in gtk, but that falls out of the scope of Xamarin Studio. In any case, we are dropping support for XP.
Comment 2 Cody Russell 2014-06-23 12:04:35 UTC
Andrey, this may help you: https://bugzilla.xamarin.com/show_bug.cgi?id=17740
Comment 3 Mikayla Hutchinson [MSFT] 2014-06-23 14:38:26 UTC
@Lluis, I thought we needed to do some update/installer fixup before officially dropping XP support?
Comment 4 Lluis Sanchez 2014-06-25 06:48:39 UTC
Michael, yes, we need to do some installer work.