IDEA 6776 cannot start on my computer!

I have downloaded the "idea6776.zip" and extracted it to my disk. The JDK_HOME is set to the path of my JDK 6.0 installation. I clicked the "idea.bat" to start IDEA, but after giving me the following exception it hanged:

Using JVMTI (1.6.0-b105;Sun Microsystems Inc.;mixe
d mode, sharing;Windows;32 bit JVM)
Profiler agent is listening on port 10001...
*** HINT ***: To get profiling results, connect to
the application from the profiler UI
java.lang.reflect.InvocationTargetException
at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke0(Native Method)
at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(NativeMethodAccessorImpl.
java:39)
at sun.reflect.DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(DelegatingMethodAcces
sorImpl.java:25)
at java.lang.reflect.Method.invoke(Method.java:597)
at com.intellij.ide.plugins.PluginManager$4.run(PluginManager.java:316)
at java.lang.Thread.run(Thread.java:619)
Caused by: java.lang.NullPointerException
at com.intellij.openapi.application.ApplicationInfo.getInstance(Applicat
ionInfo.java:28)
at com.intellij.openapi.application.ex.ApplicationInfoEx.getInstanceEx(A
pplicationInfoEx.java:0)
at com.intellij.ide.a.c.e.c(e.java:3)
at com.intellij.ide.a.c.e.a(e.java:30)
at com.intellij.ide.a.c.a.a(a.java:3)
at com.intellij.ide.a.e.l.a(l.java:9)
at com.intellij.ide.a.e.q.a(q.java:2)
at com.intellij.ide.a.c.d.a(d.java:1)
at com.intellij.ide.a.c.d.a(d.java:6)
at com.intellij.ide.a.c.i.a(i.java:85)
at com.intellij.idea.MainImpl._main(MainImpl.java:59)
at com.intellij.idea.MainImpl.start(MainImpl.java:12)
... 6 more
java.lang.reflect.InvocationTargetException
at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke0(Native Method)
at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(NativeMethodAccessorImpl.
java:39)
at sun.reflect.DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(DelegatingMethodAcces
sorImpl.java:25)
at java.lang.reflect.Method.invoke(Method.java:597)
at com.intellij.ide.plugins.PluginManager$4.run(PluginManager.java:316)
at java.lang.Thread.run(Thread.java:619)
Caused by: java.lang.NullPointerException
at com.intellij.openapi.application.ApplicationInfo.getInstance(Applicat
ionInfo.java:28)
at com.intellij.openapi.application.ex.ApplicationInfoEx.getInstanceEx(A
pplicationInfoEx.java:0)
at com.intellij.ide.a.c.e.c(e.java:3)
at com.intellij.ide.a.c.e.a(e.java:30)
at com.intellij.ide.a.c.a.a(a.java:3)
at com.intellij.ide.a.e.l.a(l.java:9)
at com.intellij.ide.a.e.q.a(q.java:2)
at com.intellij.ide.a.c.d.a(d.java:1)
at com.intellij.ide.a.c.d.a(d.java:6)
at com.intellij.ide.a.c.i.a(i.java:85)
at com.intellij.idea.MainImpl._main(MainImpl.java:59)
at com.intellij.idea.MainImpl.start(MainImpl.java:12)
... 6 more
java.lang.NullPointerException
at com.intellij.diagnostic.DialogAppender.appendToLoggers(DialogAppender
.java:21)
at com.intellij.diagnostic.DialogAppender.append(DialogAppender.java:25)

at org.apache.log4j.AppenderSkeleton.doAppend(AppenderSkeleton.java:221)

at org.apache.log4j.helpers.AppenderAttachableImpl.appendLoopOnAppenders
(AppenderAttachableImpl.java:57)
at org.apache.log4j.Category.callAppenders(Category.java:190)
at org.apache.log4j.Category.forcedLog(Category.java:375)
at org.apache.log4j.Category.error(Category.java:306)
at com.intellij.idea.IdeaLogger.error(IdeaLogger.java:42)
at com.intellij.openapi.diagnostic.Logger.error(Logger.java:56)
at com.intellij.ide.plugins.PluginManager$4.run(PluginManager.java:320)
at java.lang.Thread.run(Thread.java:619)
ERROR - llij.ide.plugins.PluginManager -
java.lang.NullPointerException
at com.intellij.diagnostic.DialogAppender.appendToLoggers(DialogAppender
.java:21)
at com.intellij.diagnostic.DialogAppender.append(DialogAppender.java:25)

at org.apache.log4j.AppenderSkeleton.doAppend(AppenderSkeleton.java:221)

at org.apache.log4j.helpers.AppenderAttachableImpl.appendLoopOnAppenders
(AppenderAttachableImpl.java:57)
at org.apache.log4j.Category.callAppenders(Category.java:190)
at org.apache.log4j.Category.forcedLog(Category.java:375)
at org.apache.log4j.Category.error(Category.java:306)
at com.intellij.idea.IdeaLogger.error(IdeaLogger.java:42)
at com.intellij.openapi.diagnostic.Logger.error(Logger.java:56)
at com.intellij.ide.plugins.PluginManager$4.run(PluginManager.java:320)
at java.lang.Thread.run(Thread.java:619)
ERROR - llij.ide.plugins.PluginManager - JDK: 1.6.0
ERROR - llij.ide.plugins.PluginManager - VM: Java HotSpot(TM) Client
VM
ERROR - llij.ide.plugins.PluginManager - Vendor: Sun Microsystems Inc
.
ERROR - llij.ide.plugins.PluginManager - OS: Windows XP

My machine is PIII 1.2G with 768Mb memory and the OS is WinXP sp2 (Simplified Chinese version). So can anyone help me out? I have searched this forum and found no similar questions.

2 comments

Hello agentss,

I have downloaded the "idea6776.zip" and extracted it to my disk. The
JDK_HOME is set to the path of my JDK 6.0 installation. I clicked the
"idea.bat" to start IDEA, but after giving me the following exception
it hanged:


This is a known issue which will be fixed in the next EAP build.

--
Dmitry Jemerov
Software Developer
JetBrains, Inc.
http://www.jetbrains.com/
"Develop with Pleasure!"


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Thank you very much! I hope the new version come out soon.

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