Latest MW5 version will not start

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Reported by several people.

After installing the latest installer and starting MW5, the application crashes on start-up:

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Paul Meems
March 7, 2016, 9:14 PM

I've been working closely with Rick, one of the reporters.

After adding additional debug logging and changing the moment of logging of exceptions we finally have a reason why the crash happens.
The logging:

According to http://www.cyotek.com/blog/working-around-system-argumentexception-only-truetype-fonts-are-supported-this-is-not-a-truetype-font
this exception is thrown when using the System.Windows.Forms.FontDialog component and you select an invalid font. And you can't do a thing about it*, as this exception is buried in a private method of the FontDialog that isn't handled.

Paul Meems
March 7, 2016, 9:51 PM

I've search through the whole code set and I can't find any use of FontDialog in MW5.
I'll ask SyncFusion if this is perhaps an issue with their MetroForm.

Paul Meems
March 7, 2016, 10:13 PM
Paul Meems
March 29, 2016, 11:23 AM
Edited

SyncFusion suggested a work around which seems to work:
Add

to the form_load

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