[Gpg4win-users-en] msvcrt.dll problem

Andre Heinecke aheinecke at intevation.de
Mon Nov 24 11:26:35 CET 2014


On Monday, November 24, 2014 09:13:54 PM Peter Sanders wrote:
> Hello.
> I am new to this list as I have just tried to install GPG4WIN 2.2.2 on my
> 32-bit Windows XP SP3 (with all important updates) system.

Yes this was accidentally introduced in 2.2.2 as Windows XP is no longer a 
primary test platform for us. But we still want to support it so this has been 

The issue for this is:

> Neither PGA nor Claw Mail will run and just an error message:
> "The procedure entry point rand_s could not be located in the dynamic link
> library msvcrt.dll." appears.
> Not surprisingly, Windows won't allow me to update the DLL - a DLL installer
> was tried which silently failed.
> What do I do?

Please stick with 2.2.1 for now. We are currently in the final phase of our 
2.2.3 release preparations and will probably publish it this week with and it 
will include a fix for this problem.


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