Subject: JDK Issue: Proper Installation of Java Products in Windows 2000
> > Name: David Corbett
> > Email: ###@###.###
> > Organization: Suncorp Metway Ltd
> > Location: Australia
> > System: WinNT
> > Referring URL: http://www.java.sun.com/products/
> > Browser: InternetExplorer
> > Browser Version: 4.01
> > Windows 2000 ships with a new service called the Windows Installer.
> > This installation service consists of:
> > - an operating system-resident installation service
> > - a standard format for component management
> > - management API for applications and tools
> > This services allows (amongst other things) all applications to be correctly
installed for Windows 2000 without damaging either the operating system or other
applications and allows applications to be rolled back again without corrupting
the operating system or other applications.
> > All application installations onto Windows 2000 should be performed using
the services of the Windows Installer. As yet I cannot see that any of your
product installations are Windows 2000 specific. I hope this does not mean that
when Windows 2000 finally ships next month the Java products available from Sun
do not integrate properly with Windows 2000 as they should by using the
> > Thanks.