Microsoft KB Archive/248294

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Invalid Font File Can Cause Error Message on Blue Screen

Article ID: 248294

Article Last Modified on 11/1/2006


  • Microsoft Windows NT Server 4.0 Standard Edition
  • Microsoft Windows NT Workstation 4.0 Developer Edition

This article was previously published under Q248294


When you attempt to view a font in Fontview.exe or to add a font to a document, the following error message may be displayed on a blue screen:

Page fault in nonpaged area (0x00000050)

When this occurs, your computer stops responding (hangs).


Even though the font may be displayed properly in Microsoft Windows 95 or Microsoft Windows 98, the font file is invalid, damaged, or not in the proper format.


Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed at the beginning of this article.

Keywords: kb3rdparty kberrmsg kbprb KB248294