Weird Windows Icon Web Font Display Bug
2016-07-20. Category & Tags: Web Font, Fonts, Windows Firewall, Bug, Error
Problem Setting #
- Web fonts can not be decoded, pages are showing a lot of squares.
For instance, chrome gives following error in concole:
Failed to decode downloaded font: https://xxxx.ttf
Failed to decode downloaded font: https://xxxx.woff
Desktop applications which used web fonts for UI also have display problems:
Double click .ttf or try to copy to Fonts folder will give system error:
the request file is not a valid font file
If Windows firewall (service) was terminated unexpectedly, the default policy blocks related actions.
Turn firewall on, and follow the steps in the order to stop the firewall.
- turn off firewall for all networks in control panel.
- stop Windows firewall service.
- config Windows firewall service as manual or disabled.