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  1. JDK
  2. JDK-8043971

uninstall does not delete files

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    • Type: Bug
    • Status: Resolved
    • Priority: P3
    • Resolution: Duplicate
    • Affects Version/s: 9
    • Fix Version/s: None
    • Component/s: install
    • Labels:
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    • Subcomponent:
    • CPU:
      generic
    • OS:
      windows

      Description

      uninstall does not delete files when Jre is installed to non-default directory
      tested bundle: http://oklahoma.us.oracle.com/arc/ds_build/1.9.0/nightly/2014-05-25_00-31-16/windows-i586/jre-9-ea-bin-b15-windows-i586-25_may_2014.exe
      Win7 64bit

      steps to reproduce:
      1. install jre to non-default directory (for example c:\Java\jre9)
      2. uninstall jre
      jre files in c:\Java\jre9 are not deleted

      Also the following issue discovered with uninstall registry key
      HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{26A24AE4-039D-4CA4-87B4-2F83219000F0}
      1. "InstallLocation" value is empty
      (7u55 key contains valid "C:\Program Files (x86)\Java\jre7\")
      2. "Readme" value contains "[INSTALLDIR]README.txt"
      (7u55 key contains "C:\Program Files (x86)\Java\jre7\README.txt")

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            • Assignee:
              billyh William Harnois
              Reporter:
              amenkov Alex Menkov
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