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  1. JDK
  2. JDK-7168949

Web Start 1.7.0_04 (32-Bit) has wrong default cache directory in Windows 7

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    • CPU:
      x86
    • OS:
      windows_7

      Description

      FULL PRODUCT VERSION :
      java version "1.7.0_04"
      Java(TM) SE Runtime Environment (build 1.7.0_04-b22)
      Java HotSpot(TM) Client VM (build 23.0-b21, mixed mode, sharing)

      ADDITIONAL OS VERSION INFORMATION :
      Microsoft Windows [Version 6.1.7601

      A DESCRIPTION OF THE PROBLEM :
      default Java Web Start 1.7.0_04 (32-Bit) cache directory in Windows 7 (64-Bit) is
      \Users\<user>\AppData\Local\Sun\Java\Deployment\cache, but location of deployment.properties is
      \Users\<user>\AppData\LocalLow\Sun\Java\Deployment\cache

      Note:
      Java Web Start 1.6.0_32 (32-Bit and 64-Bit) and Java Web Webstart 1.7.0_04 (64-Bit) has
      \Users\<user>\AppData\LocalLow\Sun\Java\Deployment\cache
      as default cache directory

      REGRESSION. Last worked in version 7

      STEPS TO FOLLOW TO REPRODUCE THE PROBLEM :
      delete all web start related directories in AppData and start Java Web Start 1.7.0 Cache Viewer

      EXPECTED VERSUS ACTUAL BEHAVIOR :
      EXPECTED -
      default cache directory is
      \Users\<user>\AppData\LocalLow\Sun\Java\Deployment\cache
      ACTUAL -
      default cache directory is
      \Users\<user>\AppData\Local\Sun\Java\Deployment\cache

      REPRODUCIBILITY :
      This bug can be reproduced always.

      CUSTOMER SUBMITTED WORKAROUND :
      change cache directory with Java Control Panel to
      \Users\<user>\AppData\LocalLow\Sun\Java\Deployment\cache

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            • Assignee:
              herrick Andy Herrick
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              webbuggrp Webbug Group
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