I'm new :-/

Hi Blenders,

I’m new to blender :o

And i do not even manage to start up Blender. I get this error message:

Blender 2.74 (sub 0), Commit date: 2015-03-31 13:39, Hash 000dfc0

backtrace

5: PyInit_mathutils_noise_types - 0x12C86A0
4: xmlFileMatch - 0xAA9E00
3: xmlFileMatch - 0xAA9E00
2: ShInitialize - 0x65A4DE0
1: LdrSetAppCompatDllRedirectionCallback - 0x77390E10
0: RtlCreateMemoryZone - 0x7736C144

Does anyone knows how to fix this?

If you are using Windows 7 ensure you have at least SP1 installed
Ensure you have installed http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=40784
Try a latest build of blender from https://builder.blender.org/download/