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Java Update unable to launch update installer for msi file in descriptor XML

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    • Resolved In Build:
      b11
    • CPU:
      x86
    • OS:
      windows_2000
    • Verification:
      Verified

      Description

      Java Update is unable to launch the Update Installer when msi files are specified in the Java Update XML descriptor file.The "msi" file is sucessfully downloaded into the temporary directory , when the user chooses to install , security dialog pops up , when the user trusts to install , Java Update is unable to launch the Update Installer, Hen ce an Error message pops up.The same works when the URL in the XML descriptor file points to an setup.exe file.

      Tested_Java_Release : PIT Build 09 for 1.4.2 (mantis)
      Tested_Java_Release : Mantis beta
      Tested_Build : J2RE.exe
      Tested_Build_Location : /net/sqesvr/deployment3/mantis/JI-PIT-09/windows-i586
      Test_Location : Java Update Tests ( see steps to reproduce)
      Tested_Machine_Name : sqe-jpi-04, jdsqe-lab2
      Testted O/S : Windows XP, Windows 2000 SP3, WIndows 98
      Tested_ Browsers : IE


      Steps to Reproduce :
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       1.) Install the mantis j2re.exe from the above mentioned location
       2.) Add an entry in the registry in the SOFTWARE/Javasoft/javaupdate
           UpdateServletURL http://javaweb.sfbay.sun.com/~sridhare/update/map.xml
       4) On Test Machine ,Java Control Panel -> update tab -> click on "Update Now"
           button.
       5) After Download is complete click on the Install Option from the Java Update
           icon on the windows taskbar.
       6) Java Update pops up a security dialog , click "yes" to trust
       7) Error message is shown with a message "Update Unable to Launch Installer"

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              stanleyh Stanley Ho (Inactive)
              Reporter:
              senugulaorcl Sridhar Enugula (Inactive)
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