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  1. JDK
  2. JDK-6645477

JRE uninstallation hangs on uninstalling javaws shortcuts

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

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        JRE Uninstallation is not properly cleaning the WIN 2K system. While JRE uninstallation, "javaw.exe" and "javaws.exe" getting launched. Both the "exe" are hanged during uninstallation process.

        Machine name
        jdsn8.india and jit043.india

        1.) Install JRE 6u10 b09 12_12_26 PIT bundle.

        2.) Do a uninstallation using uninstalll string command
        MsiExec.exe /X{26A24AE4-039D-4CA4-87B4-2F83216010FF}

        3.) You will see Java uninstallation is hanged. The uninstall progree wizard will be there unless, you do a "kill -9" for javaw and javaws

        4.) ps -ef |grep javaw
          SYSTEM 2364 1820 0 16:09:46 CONIN$ 0:00 "D:\Program Files\Java\jre6\bin\ja
        vaws.exe" -J-Dkernel.background.download=false -silent -shortcut -uninstall
          SYSTEM 2088 2364 0 16:09:46 CONIN$ 0:00 "D:\Program Files\Java\jre6\bin\ja
        vaw.exe" "-Xbootclasspath/a:D:\Program Files\Java\jre6\lib\javaws.jar;D:\Program
         Files\Java\jre6\lib\deploy.jar" -classpath "D:\Program Files\Java\jre6\lib\depl
        oy.jar" "-Djava.security.policy=file:D:\Program Files\Java\jre6\lib\security\jav
        aws.policy" -DtrustProxy=true -Xverify:remote "-Djnlpx.home=D:\Program Files\Jav
        a\jre6\bin" -Djava.awt.headless=true -Dkernel.background.download=false "-Djnlpx
        .jvm=\"D:\Program Files\Java\jre6\bin\javaw.exe\"" -Djnlpx.vmargs="-Dkernel.b

        When JRE is installed in silent mode("jre160.exe" /s /v"/qn NETSCAPE=1 IEXPLORER=1 MO
        ZILLA=1 ADDLOCAL=all"), the same problem is observed.

        The same issue can be reproduced if JRE is uninstalled from Add/Remove program.

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                  herrick Andy Herrick
                  Reporter:
                  pgsunw Praveen G (Inactive)
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