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error after install (Arial font doesn't support 'regular')

Posted: Sun Oct 18, 2015 7:04 pm
by technick

the program seems interesting, however after the install i am getting the following error, help please.
my system:
laptop dell precision m4500
Microsoft windows 7 Professional.
java 8 60 32 bit
java 8 60 64 bit

the error:
"See the end of this message for details on invoking
just-in-time (JIT) debugging instead of this dialog box.

************** Exception Text **************
System.ArgumentException: Font 'Arial' does not support style 'Regular'.
at System.Drawing.Font.CreateNativeFont()
at System.Drawing.Font.Initialize(FontFamily family, Single emSize, FontStyle style, GraphicsUnit unit, Byte gdiCharSet, Boolean gdiVerticalFont)
at System.Drawing.Font..ctor(String familyName, Single emSize, FontStyle style, GraphicsUnit unit, Byte gdiCharSet)
at Electronics_Assistant.fclsResCalc.InitializeComponent()
at Electronics_Assistant.fclsResCalc..ctor()
at Electronics_Assistant.fclsAssistant.mnuResCalc_Click(Object eventSender, EventArgs eventArgs)
at System.Windows.Forms.ToolStripItem.RaiseEvent(Object key, EventArgs e)
at System.Windows.Forms.ToolStripMenuItem.OnClick(EventArgs e)
at System.Windows.Forms.ToolStripItem.HandleClick(EventArgs e)
at System.Windows.Forms.ToolStripItem.HandleMouseUp(MouseEventArgs e)
at System.Windows.Forms.ToolStrip.OnMouseUp(MouseEventArgs mea)
at System.Windows.Forms.ToolStripDropDown.OnMouseUp(MouseEventArgs mea)
at System.Windows.Forms.Control.WmMouseUp(Message& m, MouseButtons button, Int32 clicks)
at System.Windows.Forms.Control.WndProc(Message& m)
at System.Windows.Forms.ToolStrip.WndProc(Message& m)
at System.Windows.Forms.ToolStripDropDown.WndProc(Message& m)
at System.Windows.Forms.Control.ControlNativeWindow.WndProc(Message& m)
at System.Windows.Forms.NativeWindow.Callback(IntPtr hWnd, Int32 msg, IntPtr wparam, IntPtr lparam)

************** Loaded Assemblies **************
Assembly Version:
Win32 Version: 2.0.50727.5485 (Win7SP1GDR.050727-5400)
CodeBase: file:///C:/Windows/Microsoft.NET/Framework64/v2.0.50727/mscorlib.dll
Assembly Version:
Win32 Version:
CodeBase: file:///C:/Program%20Files%20(x86)/Electronics%202000/Electronics%20Assistant/Electronics_Assistant.exe
Assembly Version:
Win32 Version: 8.0.50727.5483 (Win7SP1GDR.050727-5400)
CodeBase: file:///C:/Windows/assembly/GAC_MSIL/Microsoft.VisualBasic/
Assembly Version:
Win32 Version: 2.0.50727.5485 (Win7SP1GDR.050727-5400)
CodeBase: file:///C:/Windows/assembly/GAC_MSIL/System/
Assembly Version:
Win32 Version: 2.0.50727.5491 (Win7SP1GDR.050727-5400)
CodeBase: file:///C:/Windows/assembly/GAC_MSIL/System.Windows.Forms/
Assembly Version:
Win32 Version: 2.0.50727.5492 (Win7SP1GDR.050727-5400)
CodeBase: file:///C:/Windows/assembly/GAC_MSIL/System.Drawing/
Assembly Version:
Win32 Version: 2.0.50727.5488 (Win7SP1GDR.050727-5400)
CodeBase: file:///C:/Windows/assembly/GAC_MSIL/System.Runtime.Remoting/
Assembly Version:
Win32 Version: 2.0.50727.5483 (Win7SP1GDR.050727-5400)
CodeBase: file:///C:/Windows/assembly/GAC_MSIL/System.Configuration/
Assembly Version:
Win32 Version: 2.0.50727.5485 (Win7SP1GDR.050727-5400)
CodeBase: file:///C:/Windows/assembly/GAC_MSIL/System.Xml/
Assembly Version:
Win32 Version: 2.0.50727.5483 (Win7SP1GDR.050727-5400)
CodeBase: file:///C:/Windows/assembly/GAC_64/System.Data/
Assembly Version:
Win32 Version: 2.0.50727.5483 (Win7SP1GDR.050727-5400)
CodeBase: file:///C:/Windows/assembly/GAC_MSIL/Accessibility/
Assembly Version: 7.0.3300.0
Win32 Version: 7.0.3300.0
CodeBase: file:///C:/Windows/assembly/GAC/Microsoft.mshtml/7.0.3300.0__b03f5f7f11d50a3a/Microsoft.mshtml.dll

************** JIT Debugging **************
To enable just-in-time (JIT) debugging, the .config file for this
application or computer (machine.config) must have the
jitDebugging value set in the section.
The application must also be compiled with debugging

For example:

< jitDebugging="true" />

When JIT debugging is enabled, any unhandled exception
will be sent to the JIT debugger registered on the computer
rather than be handled by this dialog box. "

Re: error after install

Posted: Sun Oct 18, 2015 9:33 pm
by Simon (Webmaster)

Someone else had this problem a few years back, the trouble is I can't remember the outcome or find any of the correspondence about it! I think it boils down to the font 'Arial' either missing entirely, or the 'regular' style of the font missing or somehow not usable. You could check in control panel -> fonts, and see if you could reinstall the font.

A quick search for " Font 'Arial' does not support style 'Regular' " suggests this is a fairly common problem (not specific to Electronics Assistant) and brought up a couple of articles about the problem, including this from Dell: ... r/kb/98319.

Re: error after install

Posted: Mon Oct 19, 2015 3:57 am
by technick
Thanks Simon C.

your tip helped me find the solution ... x?id=16083

Re: error after install

Posted: Mon Oct 19, 2015 10:17 am
by Simon (Webmaster)
That's great, glad it's working. Hopefully this will be useful if anyone else has the same problem - I'll amend the title to make it easier to find.

error after install Arial font doesnt support regular

Posted: Fri Aug 24, 2018 10:46 pm
by KosarevTheab
Hi Support
When updating it will hold at 1 then after about 3/4 minuets an Error code pops up stating - Invalid Object State 0x84001009. H ave tried 5 times with the same code and of coarse no update. Please advise.
Thanks Ibadragon

Re: error after install (Arial font doesn't support 'regular')

Posted: Sat Aug 25, 2018 2:47 pm
by Simon (Webmaster)

I think someone encountered this before, but can't recall what the solution was. What version of Windows are you running? Are you trying to update from a previous version or do a new installation? If you are able to post a screenshot of the error message this would be useful. Do you know if you defiantly have the Arial font on your computer?

If this is sn update it may be worth uninstalling the previous version first.