JVM Can Crash with "Out of Memory Error" when AWT Application Runs on 32-bit Windows

(Doc ID 2337154.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 08, 2018

Applies to:

Java SE JDK and JRE - Version 6 and later
Microsoft Windows (32-bit)

Symptoms

The JVM has the possibility to crash when an AWT application runs on 32-bit Windows.
Below is an excerpt of a HotSpot error log from such a crash showing the Out Of Memory error:

Cause

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