Most JavaFX apps unusable on Windows 10 (combo boxes bug)

Guillaume Anctil guillaume.anctil at
Tue Sep 15 16:58:35 UTC 2015

Thanks for looking into this.

Although, I don't believe Intel graphics card have anything to do with this
bug, unlike the reports on Stack Overflow. I tested with both AMD and
Nvidia cards, and the only factor seemed to be if my touchscreen was
plugged in or not on my desktop computer.


On Tue, Sep 15, 2015 at 12:53 PM, Kevin Rushforth <
kevin.rushforth at> wrote:

> We will take a look at this right away. If it's as serious as you say then
> this is a P1 issue.
> -- Kevin
> Chris Nahr wrote:
>> Yes, I can confirm this bug is present when running on a Dell XPS 15
>> which does have both a touchscreen and an integrated Intel GPU for desktop
>> display (HD 4600). The application hangs even though I'm using a mouse and
>> not the touchscreen to click on the combo box.
>> That's a catastrophic bug that needs to be fixed in an emergency update.
>> Many new Windows laptops have Intel GPUs with touchscreens that you can't
>> disconnect, and Microsoft is pushing Windows 10 to all of them. Apparently
>> no JavaFX app with a ComboBox can run on them now!
>> -- Chris
>> Guillaume Anctil <drakkoon at> wrote...
>> I recently upgraded to Windows 10 and I now have to resort to using a VM
>>> to
>>> use most of my JavaFX based apps since combo boxes causes the
>>> applications
>>> to hang when used.
>>> It seems like this bug as been reported but its cause might have been
>>> misrepresented and/or its severity misjudged. (
>>> &
>>> for reference)


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