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  1. JDK
  2. JDK-4506112

Error message on specifying Invalid Directory to Installer

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    • OS:
      windows_2000

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      OS - Windows
      hardware - Intel

      1.Double Click j2sdk.exe build-80 to start installing JDK
      2.Specify an invalid directory ( say j2sdk1.4.0-beta@#$^&()*' )to installer with * or ' character
      3. As Expected Installer will pop up an error message saying
      "The Specified Folder is invalid , incomplete or write protected .
      Please type a full path with drive letter; for example C:\APPS " which is right error message
      (See image attached invalid_dir.gif)
      4.Now remove charcters * and ' from above invalid directory ,
      Installer will not pop-up above error message instead it will proceed further to install JDK
      5.When installer starts copying files it gives an error message
      "The Following error occured on file d:\j2sdk1.4.0-beta@#$^\bin\Html3e38.rra .
      System cannot find the path specified (0x3 )
      (see image attached invalid_dir_abort_ignore.gif )

      if directory naming in this weird way is not being supported , User should be prompted with an error message while he/she is specifying this kind of directory and installation should not be allowed to proceed further

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            billyh William Harnois
            Reporter:
            vvermasunw Viney Verma (Inactive)
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