During installation of the latest Octave version, a software error kept reappearing
"gpg-agent.exe has stopped working"
This .exe is located in c:\octave\octave-5.2.0\usr\bin
My Windows 10 Home 64-bits (Microsoft 2019) is installed on HW
Acer Aspire A515-51G i5-8250 CPU @ 1.6 GHz with 8 GB RAM
After uninstallation of Octave the message disappeared
does this same error occur every time you install? is it safe to assume you tried a reboot and then installing again? It can be very difficult to identify specific conflicts in windows. However, if the error keeps occurring, you could use one of the zip packages instead of the .exe installer. Just follow the directions at: