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  1. JDK
  2. JDK-6641782

Webstart fails to initialize Kernel installation in browsers

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    • Type: Bug
    • Status: Closed
    • Priority: P2
    • Resolution: Duplicate
    • Affects Version/s: beta
    • Fix Version/s: None
    • Component/s: deploy

      Description

      System Information:
      OS with service pack: Microsoft Windows XP Professional 5.1.2600 Service Pack 2 Build 2600
      OS Locale:en-us;English (United States)
      Browser and version: IE 7.0.5730.11IC, Firefox v2.0.0.11
      Pre-installed JRE version: 6u03, 1.4.2_13

      Web start failed to launch/trigger Kernel installation as expected even after detecting toolkit plugin as not installed.

      Expected Behavior: Click on Launch button should trigger Kernel installation followed by an on-demand installation of additional components for the Java Webstart app

      Actual Behavior: Click (even multiple) on Launch button failed to trigger Kernel installation.

      Steps to Reproduce:
      Exact steps to reproduce failure:
      1. Uninstall 6u10 from your system
      2. Remove DT plugin from Windows System32 directory: Delete this file: C:\windows\system32\deploytk.dll
      3. Remove DT plugin from Firefox plugins directory. Delete this file: C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\plugins\npdeploytk.dll
      4. Restart IE and Firefox browsers.
      5. Run Web Start Launch Button, min version 1.6.0_10, with kernel <javaws.html>
      6. Click on the Launch button. This will trigger a kernel installation
      7. When the installation completes, the Java Webstart app will trigger an on-demand installation of additional components
      (*Above steps failed to initiate* both in IE7 and Firefox after repeated/several attempts)
      *Note: *Default installed version was 6u03
      Reinstalled 6u10 using online installer -
      http://javadl.sun.com/webapps/download/GetFile/1.6.0_10-ea-b08/windows-i586/jre-6u10-ea-windows-i586-p-iftw.exe

      This time the detection happened as normal and Java Webstart app (notepad) triggered an on-demand installation of additional components
      8. The Notepad Java WebStart app is shown and the page detected the existence of DT plugin, both in IE7 and Firefox


      Other Scenarios:

      Installed Version: 1.4.2_13
      (Without 6u03 or 6u10)
      Results for 3.3:
      Test createWebStartLaunchButton using notepad.jnlp (minimum version 1.6.0_10)
      Detected that toolkit plugin was not installed
      Detected installed version: 1.5.0
      Note: Wrong JRE version detected in this phase

      Clicked on "Launch" Button - Do you want to run or save this file - Run - Do you want to run this software? - Click Run - Downloading Java Installer - Java Setup - Progress (Installing Java) - You have successfully installed Java (Finish).

      IE 7 had message "To help protect your security, IE blocked this site from displaying files to your computer. Click here for options...Clicked and "Download File"

      Now the message is:
      Test createWebStartLaunchButton using notepad.jnlp (minimum version 1.6.0_10)
      Detected that toolkit plugin was installed
      Detected installed version: 1.4.2_13
      Detected installed version: 1.6.0_10
      Clicked Launch button again to initiate "Java web Start Launcher" - Additional Components Needed (Installing Additional Components) - Launched Notepad application and console detected exact Java Web Start 1.6.0_10-ea

      2nd Scenario -
      Installed JRE version -
      java version "1.6.0_03"
      Java(TM) SE Runtime Environment (build 1.6.0_03-b05)
      Java HotSpot(TM) Client VM (build 1.6.0_03-b05, mixed mode, sharing)

      Results for 3.3:
      Test createWebStartLaunchButton using notepad.jnlp (minimum version 1.6.0_10)
      Detected that toolkit plugin was not installed
      Detected installed version: 1.6.0

      Clicked on "Launch" button - Downloaded Notepad application with 6u03
      Note: Additioal Components Needed action didn't initiate
      - Done

      Repetitive actions bored same results.

      3rd Scenario (Clean System - Without any JRE version installed) -
      Results for 3.3:
      Test createWebStartLaunchButton using notepad.jnlp (minimum version 1.6.0_10)
      Detected that toolkit plugin was not installed

      Clicked "Launch" - installation initiated

      Test createWebStartLaunchButton using notepad.jnlp (minimum version 1.6.0_10)
      Detected that toolkit plugin was installed

      Detected installed version: 1.6.0_10
      Another click was able to launch Notepad after downloading and Installing "Additional Components Needed"

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                Reporter:
                psharmasunw Pardeep Sharma (Inactive)
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