Newbie installation problem [SOLVED]



  • I downloaded the Qt Online Installer for Windows for installation on my desktop with Windows XP.
    I used all the defaults for the installation which took about two hours. I dragged qtcreator.exe to the desktop and clicked it. The screen did not look as I expected. The center section was transparent through which my wallpaper was visible. When I placed the cursor on the “Welcome” icon on the upper left a tooltip appeared but was not removed when I moved the cursor off of it. If I returned the cursor to the icon a second tool tip appeared and could not be removed. This repeated with each selection icon, edit, debug, etc. Clicking on the welcome icon had no effect. I suspect that I have a bad download but at two hours to repeat the installation I would prefer to explore other options first. Does anyone have any suggestions how I might solve this problem? Thank you in advance.


  • Lifetime Qt Champion

    Hi and welcome to devnet,

    It's more related to the OpenGL support of XP, try disabling the welcome plugin, it might improve your situation.



  • How, exactly do I disable the plugin?


  • Lifetime Qt Champion

    Go int the "About Plugins" menu and look for the welcome plugin, you can disable it there



  • Thanks for your help. Disabling the Plugin solved the problem!


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