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  1. JDK
  2. JDK-6880307

Shortcut links disappear after update Java 6u14 to Java 6u15 via Updater (JCP)

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      x86
    • OS:
      windows_xp

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        FULL PRODUCT VERSION :
        java version "1.6.0_14"
        Java(TM) SE Runtime Environment (build 1.6.0_14-b08)
        Java HotSpot(TM) Client VM (build 14.0-b16, mixed mode, sharing)

        Update to

        java version "1.6.0_15"
        Java(TM) SE Runtime Environment (build 1.6.0_15-b03)
        Java HotSpot(TM) Client VM (build 14.1-b02, mixed mode, sharing)

        ADDITIONAL OS VERSION INFORMATION :
        Microsoft Windows XP [Version 5.1.2600]

        A DESCRIPTION OF THE PROBLEM :
        The problem occurs when i update Java 6u14 to Java 6u15 through the Taskbar icon or through Java Control Panel's update tab.
        After the update finishes, the Desktop- and StartMenu-Shortcuts disappear.


        STEPS TO FOLLOW TO REPRODUCE THE PROBLEM :
        - Deinstalling all Java6 Versions.
        - Installing Java6u14
        - Installing Webstart App
        - Updating to Java6u15 through the Taskbar icon or through Java Control Panel's update tab.

        EXPECTED VERSUS ACTUAL BEHAVIOR :
        EXPECTED -
        Shortcuts should keep remained in the Desktop and in the StartMenu after updating Java.

        REPRODUCIBILITY :
        This bug can be reproduced always.

        CUSTOMER SUBMITTED WORKAROUND :
        Reinstalling the Shortcuts though Java Control Panel

        Release Regression From : 6u14
        The above release value was the last known release where this
        bug was not reproducible. Since then there has been a regression.

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                • Assignee:
                  dcherepanov Dmitry Cherepanov
                  Reporter:
                  ndcosta Nelson Dcosta (Inactive)
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