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Drupal 6 - Captcha module (image captcha) displays the background but not the text!!!

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I have this problem that is driving me crazy...  I have a fresh installation of Drupal 6 with the latest version of the Captcha module installed.  The problem is that if we try to use image captcha the image gets displayed but only the background without text at all (except when we use the built in font).

Inittially I thought that GD Library for JPG or PNG support was not enabled or probably the Freetype support but according to my PHP info all that is enabled and working.

GD Support       enabled
GD Version       bundled (2.0.34 compatible)
FreeType Support       enabled
FreeType Linkage       with TTF library
FreeType Version       1.4
GIF Read Support       enabled
GIF Create Support       enabled
JPG Support       enabled
PNG Support       enabled
WBMP Support       enabled
XBM Support       enabled

Do any of you experts had similar problems or have an Idea of where should I try to keep debugging this to try to get it fixed?

See the images below for a visual explanation...  the first image is using a font but obviously is not being rendered,  in the second image... when we use the built-in font the text is rendered just fine.

We're using the fonts that come with the module...  and the installation and implementation is straight out of the box.  We have the cache disabled too...

Any Ideas?

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