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  1. JDK
  2. JDK-6702697

launching a webstart application doesn't update registry and add/remove programs

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    • Subcomponent:
    • Introduced In Build:
      b23
    • Introduced In Version:
    • Resolved In Build:
      b25
    • CPU:
      generic
    • OS:
      generic
    • Verification:
      Verified

      Description

      From 6u10 b23, launching an appln with user cache and system cache doesn't update registry and the appln is not listed in add/remove programs.

      Till b22, following was the behavior :

      User cache
      ========
         -> Launch notepad appln
         -> it is available in add/remove programs list
         ->also in registry, this application is listed under HKEY_CURRENT_USER\software\microsoft\windows\currentversion\uninstall
         ->now javaws -uninstall, uninstalls the appln. so entry got removed from registry and add/remove programs
      system cache
      ===========
         ->Launch notepad appln using system cache
         ->it is available in add/remove programs list
         ->also in registry, this application is listed under HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\software\microsoft\windows\currentversion\uninstall
         ->now javaws -system uninstall, uninstalls the appln from system cache. so entry got removed from registry and add/remove programs

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            Assignee:
            herrick Andy Herrick
            Reporter:
            rajpilla Rajasree Pillai (Inactive)
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