Changing Editor Font crashes IDEA 633

Changing the Editor Font using Options>IDE Settings>Colors&Fonts and clicking on the ... button beside Editor Font Name will cause IntelliJ to crash.

I'm using the JRE downloaded from IntelliJ EAP site.
IntelliJ running on WinXP SP1

Anyone else experiencing this?

An unexpected exception has been detected in native code outside the
Unexpected Signal : EXCEPTION_ACCESS_VIOLATION occurred at PC=0x6D189

NOTE: We are unable to locate the function name symbol for the error
just occurred. Please refer to release documentation for possib
reason and solutions.

Current Java thread:
at sun.awt.font.NativeFontWrapper.canDisplay(Native Method)
- locked ]]> (a java.lang.Class)
at java.awt.Font.canDisplay(Unknown Source)
at com.intellij.progress.c.a(

Dynamic libraries:
0x00400000 - 0x00406000 C:\dev\idea663\jre\bin\java.exe
0x77F50000 - 0x77FF7000 C:\WINDOWS\System32\ntdll.dll
0x77E60000 - 0x77F46000 C:\WINDOWS\system32\kernel32.dll
0x77DD0000 - 0x77E5D000 C:\WINDOWS\system32\ADVAPI32.dll
0x78000000 - 0x78086000 C:\WINDOWS\system32\RPCRT4.dll
0x77C10000 - 0x77C63000 C:\WINDOWS\system32\MSVCRT.dll
0x6D330000 - 0x6D45A000 C:\dev\idea663\jre\bin\client\jvm.dll
0x77D40000 - 0x77DCC000 C:\WINDOWS\system32\USER32.dll
0x77C70000 - 0x77CB0000 C:\WINDOWS\system32\GDI32.dll
0x76B40000 - 0x76B6C000 C:\WINDOWS\System32\WINMM.dll
0x6D1D0000 - 0x6D1D7000 C:\dev\idea663\jre\bin\hpi.dll
0x6D300000 - 0x6D30D000 C:\dev\idea663\jre\bin\verify.dll
0x6D210000 - 0x6D229000 C:\dev\idea663\jre\bin\java.dll
0x6D320000 - 0x6D32D000 C:\dev\idea663\jre\bin\zip.dll
0x6D2D0000 - 0x6D2DE000 C:\dev\idea663\jre\bin\net.dll
0x71AD0000 - 0x71AD8000 C:\WINDOWS\System32\WSOCK32.dll
0x71AB0000 - 0x71AC5000 C:\WINDOWS\System32\WS2_32.dll
0x71AA0000 - 0x71AA8000 C:\WINDOWS\System32\WS2HELP.dll
0x71A50000 - 0x71A8B000 C:\WINDOWS\system32\mswsock.dll
0x71A90000 - 0x71A98000 C:\WINDOWS\System32\wshtcpip.dll
0x6D000000 - 0x6D0FB000 C:\dev\idea663\jre\bin\awt.dll
0x73000000 - 0x73023000 C:\WINDOWS\System32\WINSPOOL.DRV
0x76390000 - 0x763AC000 C:\WINDOWS\System32\IMM32.dll
0x771B0000 - 0x772D1000 C:\WINDOWS\system32\ole32.dll
0x76F20000 - 0x76F45000 C:\WINDOWS\System32\DNSAPI.dll
0x76FB0000 - 0x76FB7000 C:\WINDOWS\System32\winrnr.dll
0x76F60000 - 0x76F8C000 C:\WINDOWS\system32\WLDAP32.dll
0x76FC0000 - 0x76FC5000 C:\WINDOWS\System32\rasadhlp.dll
0x6D180000 - 0x6D1D0000 C:\dev\idea663\jre\bin\fontmanager.dl
0x74720000 - 0x74764000 C:\WINDOWS\System32\MSCTF.dll
0x6D230000 - 0x6D235000 C:\dev\idea663\jre\bin\jawt.dll
0x10000000 - 0x1000C000 C:\dev\idea663\bin\transparency.dll
0x0F5D0000 - 0x0F5E2000 C:\dev\idea663\bin\FileWatcher2K.dll
0x71B20000 - 0x71B31000 C:\WINDOWS\system32\MPR.dll
0x75F40000 - 0x75F5F000 C:\WINDOWS\system32\Apphelp.dll
0x6D130000 - 0x6D152000 C:\dev\idea663\jre\bin\dcpr.dll
0x77120000 - 0x771AB000 C:\WINDOWS\system32\OLEAUT32.DLL
0x76C90000 - 0x76CB2000 C:\WINDOWS\system32\imagehlp.dll
0x6D510000 - 0x6D58D000 C:\WINDOWS\system32\DBGHELP.dll
0x77C00000 - 0x77C07000 C:\WINDOWS\system32\VERSION.dll
0x76BF0000 - 0x76BFB000 C:\WINDOWS\System32\PSAPI.DLL


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The subject should read ... crashes IDEA 663

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This is known JDK bug and may by found at bug parade.

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I removed the "OCR-A" font from my windows fonts directory and that fixed the problem. There may be more or different "deadly" fonts on your system, which you have to single out via process of elimination. But try removing OCR-A first.


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