I have a screen shot too of the library frame opening with title bar, it shoving the rest of the frames over to make room, but the frame contents just duplicated the area that was beneath it (like during a typical Windows window freeze).
I suppose that could be Java, but...
Regarding the "HTML display library that comes with Java", is that one of the things updated recently?
Not by RPTools. When I said "comes with Java" I meant that it wasn't an RPTools library nor a third-party library -- i.e. "it comes with Java". I suppose something could have broken in 1.6.0_29 but that seems pretty unlikely because a lot of other people would be reporting it as well. More likely the data on the drive is screwed up. If you've got memory problems, Windows could be writing data anywhere on the drive without you knowing about it and some of those places could be causing completely unpredictable behaviour.
It's also possible you've got a drive that is about to fail. If you have SMART turned on you might check it and see if it's reporting problems on that drive. SMART is usually a BIOS display screen although OSes I'm familiar with have user land tools to query it as well.
If this is the case, immediately switch to a new drive and stop using the existing one. You need to boot from a new drive and make the old drive "read-only" for all intents and purposes or things will only get worse. (I've seen it and it isn't pretty.
I'm thinking is was just java becoming unstable on my system, because I can't duplicate the problem.
Which also points to memory and/or drive failure.
I accidentally posted this under the wrong thread since it is b87 related.
I moved it here. It put the posts in chronological order instead of just tacking them onto the end. I'm not sure what I expected it to do, but I suppose that makes sense.