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  1. JDK
  2. JDK-8181474

JDK silently uninstalled upon reinstall attempt

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    • Subcomponent:
    • Introduced In Version:
      8
    • Resolved In Build:
      b23
    • CPU:
      x86
    • OS:
      other
    • Verification:
      Verified

      Description

      FULL PRODUCT VERSION :
      java version "1.8.0_131"
      Java(TM) SE Runtime Environment (build 1.8.0_131-b11)
      Java HotSpot(TM) Client VM (build 25.131-b11, mixed mode)

      ADDITIONAL OS VERSION INFORMATION :
      Microsoft Windows [Version 6.3.9600]

      A DESCRIPTION OF THE PROBLEM :
      When launching JRE installer, if the JRE is already installed, it will be automatically uninstalled without prompting.

      STEPS TO FOLLOW TO REPRODUCE THE PROBLEM :
      Install JRE 1.8.0_131 ( jre-8u131-windows-i586.exe file)
      When installation is finished, launch again jre-8u131-windows-i586.exe file
      A window appears ( Welcom to JAVA) and the user is prompted to click "Install" in order to install JRE. Click Cancel.

      EXPECTED VERSUS ACTUAL BEHAVIOR :
      EXPECTED -
      JRE 1.8.0_131 still installed.
      ACTUAL -
      JRE 1.8.0_131 is uninstalled. That means that if the user double clicks by mistake on installer file, JRE is automatically uninstalled without prompting the user.

      REPRODUCIBILITY :
      This bug can be reproduced always.

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              • Assignee:
                jqzuo Jennifer Zuo (Inactive)
                Reporter:
                webbuggrp Webbug Group
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