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  1. JDK
  2. JDK-8010014

Unable to execute javaws -uninstall

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        In the case of nstalling 7u21 after removing jre 8, javaws -uninstall will give the error message
        "Error encountered while invoking Java Web Start (execv)....."

        *** Tested Configurations:
        - x86 Vista, Win 7
        - jre 8-b80, jre 7u21-b06

        *** Steps to reproduce:
        0) Uninstall all JREs and clean up all related java registries
        1) Install latest promoted jre 8-b80
        2) Uninstall jre8-b80
        3) Install latest promoted 7u21-b06
        4) From the command line, invoke javaws -uninstall

        If you see the error message as attached screenshot, the issue is reproducible


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                • Assignee:
                  ngthomas Thomas Ng (Inactive)
                  Reporter:
                  hungnguy Hung Nguyen (Inactive)
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