Bug 641364, submitted anonymously:
i upgraded from .0.17.0 to .0.17.2 and everything broke and i cant
revert to the earlier version. The app. window comes up and the app.
freezes on the first event in the GUI.
Any version that i try to load throws an exception when it trys to
load class= sun.awt.windows.wcomponentpeer$2
the error msg = sys32.ddraw.dll failing initialization
m$ knowledge base link is below:
what happend? ive been using this product for months now and its
I start the app with this cmdline in Windows:
\java -jar c:\j-0.17.0\j.jar
What version of java are you using? (I.e., what is the output of
Exactly what happens when you try to revert to 0.17.0? J itself doesn't
write anything to the Windows registry, so reverting to 0.17.0 should
Are you running two instances of j (or two instances of java) under
multiple user accounts? (This is the issue discussed in the Knowledge
Base article you referenced.)
Have you tried rebooting?
This seems like a Windows issue (or possibly a Java issue), rather than
a j issue, but I'll leave the bug open for a few days, just in case.