Why does my Java Desktop Application fail to launch?
If you get an error when trying to run your desktop database application, and the output includes:
java.net.SocketException: Malformed reply from SOCKS server
it might be the result of issue 134745 i.e. caused by the way Swing Application Framework handles proxies.
startup()method of your application
See explanation for details.
Applies to: NetBeans IDE 6.x