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  1. JDK
  2. JDK-7166327

JRE uninstall does not recover jarfile reg entry on 64bit systems

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    • Type: Bug
    • Status: Closed
    • Priority: P3
    • Resolution: Fixed
    • Affects Version/s: 6u32, 7u4, 7u5, 8
    • Fix Version/s: 8
    • Component/s: install
    • Subcomponent:
    • Resolved In Build:
      b45
    • CPU:
      x86
    • OS:
      windows, windows_vista
    • Verification:
      Not verified

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        .jar files association does not work if 32 and 64 bit JREs were installed and then one of the JREs was uninstalled. JRE uninstall does not recover jarfile reg entry on 64bit systems.
        Reg keys verification was added and 32v64Matrix tests show the following:
        Install JRE 7u5 b05 32 bit + JRE 7u5 b05 64 bit, remove JRE 7u5 b05 32 bit
        Keys not found:
        HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.jar
        HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Classes\.jar
        HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Classes\jarfile
        HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Classes\JNLPFile

        HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\JNLPFile
         Expected => (Default) REG_SZ JNLP File EditFlags REG_BINARY 00000100
         Actual =>
        HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Applications\java.exe
         Expected => IsHostApp REG_SZ
         Actual =>
        HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Classes\Applications\java.exe
         Expected => IsHostApp REG_SZ
         Actual =>
        HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Applications\javaw.exe
         Expected => IsHostApp REG_SZ
         Actual =>
        HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Classes\Applications\javaw.exe
         Expected => IsHostApp REG_SZ
         Actual =>

        Strange values:
        HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\jarfile
         Looked for => Executable Jar File
         String searched .7.0_05"

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                • Assignee:
                  avshastr Avani Shastri (Inactive)
                  Reporter:
                  pstepano Polina Stepanova (Inactive)
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