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“Music is a language that doesn’t speak in particular words. It speaks in emotions, and if it’s in the bones, it’s in the bones.” - Keith Richards
When using the store version (22.214.171.1244.gc2c73ca7 (Microsoft Store version)) The previously mentioned problem persists
I have uninstalled the store version, and installed via the link in the last post, but when doing so it seems to automatically install the store version: 126.96.36.1994.gc2c73ca7 (Microsoft Store version) - again.
I have now followed the instructions in the first message from Mihail:
I have done a clean uninstall and deleted filed in appdata, a restart.
Checked hosts file and nothing in there related.
I tried the link again, downloading from the website - not MS store - and this continues to install the store version (188.8.131.524.gc2c73ca7 (Microsoft Store version) - from the About Spotify in Settings)
I tested this non the less and the problem persists as explained in the original post, if GIMP is open, Spotify fails to open. Once GIMP is closed, it opens instantly
I have uploaded a video to show what happens - being able to open Spotify before GIMP is open, trying once GIMP is open (with no luck) and how it opens once GIMP is closed
I have also tested this between two different devices and this happens on both.
I hope this is of help. If you have any other questions I'll do my best to answer them