Ticket #8794 (new defect)
latest update breaks Java on XP guest
|Reported by:||Florin Andrei||Owned by:|
Windows XP 32bit guest, Linux Ubuntu 10.04 32bit host.
Recently, I found I cannot run any Java application that has a GUI component. Running "java -version" in Command Prompt works fine, but any Java app that has a GUI, including the Java Control Panel, results in nothing happening on the screen, and the CPU usage goes to 100% due to javaw.exe
A work-around is to go to Control Panel / System / Advanced / Environment Variables / System Variables and add a variable called "J2D_D3D" with the value "false". This will supposedly disable Direct3D in Java. But this is not a proper solution.
BTW, this bug has occurred before. This is not the first time. Please make sure it is not repeated all over again. Thank you.