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Questionable Java update

By learninmypc
Feb 19, 2012
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  1. Rabbit01

    Rabbit01 TS Booster Posts: 899   +39

    Goodness, that's a lot of browsers.

    At this point, I guess it doesn't hurt to try to install Java in a different directory. I don't have a clue why the installation didn't work before. Have you tried that link in post #124?
     
  2. learninmypc

    learninmypc TS Evangelist Topic Starter Posts: 5,246   +232

    I agree but when I updated to the latest Avast, I was getting a VERY ANNOYING FULL screen splash screen everytime I re booted.
    I went thru ALL the settings in Avast to get rid of it to no avail. Finally, I booted up one day & it automatically started installing Google Chrome.
    I don't mind Google Chrome & others I know have asked me "how to" so anyhow, when I tried going here http://trackermap.kingcounty.gov/tracker-map-launch.jsp
    in Google Chrome is when that happened.
    No,I haven't tried the link in #124 yet. Will do that now.
     
  3. learninmypc

    learninmypc TS Evangelist Topic Starter Posts: 5,246   +232

    Well, its all greek to me,but, here;
    Program Install and Uninstall troubleshooter Publisher details
    Issues checked
    Corrupt Patch Registry keys
    Checked
    Cannot install or uninstall a program
    Checked
    Problem registry key
    Checked
    Issues checked Detection details
    6
    Corrupt Patch Registry keys Checked
    Detects corrupt or missing patch cache
    6
    Cannot install or uninstall a program Checked
    Looks for problems that can stop you installing and uninstalling a program
    maybe causing the problem. Name not available
    Not Run

    Looks for problems that can stop you installing and uninstalling a program
    6
    Problem registry key Checked
    Detects problems with the registry (Wow64 issue)
    Fixing the problem registry key (Wow64 issue)
    Not Run

    Finding and removing the problem registry key (Wow64 issue)
    Detection details
    Collection information
    Computer Name: Mine
    Windows Version:
    5.1
    Architecture:
    x86
    Time:
    3/4/2012 1:42:06 PM
    Publisher details
    Program Install and Uninstall troubleshooter
    Looks for problems that can stop you installing and uninstalling a program
    Package Version:
    1.2
    Publisher:
    Microsoft Corporation
     
  4. Rabbit01

    Rabbit01 TS Booster Posts: 899   +39

    Looks like the troubleshooter found some problems but you haven't gone through w/ the repair? I'd say let it fix the items it found.
     
  5. learninmypc

    learninmypc TS Evangelist Topic Starter Posts: 5,246   +232

    I let it do as asked. I don't know what happened. I'll try it again if you think I should.
    I've restarted it & got to here
    [​IMG]

    I scrolled it down to the java area & since the current java isn't shown,I previously clicked on NOT HERE which is at the top of the list if I scrolled back up there.
    Now what?
     
  6. Rabbit01

    Rabbit01 TS Booster Posts: 899   +39

    I ran the Program Install and Uninstall Troubleshooter but since I don't want it messing up anything on my work laptop, I selected the 2nd option "Detect problems and let me select the fixes to apply". Then it asks whether I have problem installing or uninstalling a program. I stopped at this point since I don't have any issues.

    Going by your screenshot, looks like you selected the one that says you have problem installing program? I thought the problem was incomplete uninstall of Java causing the problem?

    If you select Not Listed, then you'll need to enter a string of letters/numbers, don't have any idea what that would be.
     
  7. learninmypc

    learninmypc TS Evangelist Topic Starter Posts: 5,246   +232

    Rabbit01, If I remember correctly, that other link was similiar to the one you posted.
    Yes, yours did give me the option to fix Problem of installing or uninstalling.
    I'll go with it one last time & choose the UNINStalling option.

    I'd still like to know how java is used on a pc because with the exception of that SINGLE link, I've had NO other problems. Very confused.
    Off to try the other option if I don't go craazzyyy first.lol.
     
  8. learninmypc

    learninmypc TS Evangelist Topic Starter Posts: 5,246   +232

    Ok, I went with the UNinstall option & got the same screen shot. I'm going to click NOT LISTED.
    Yep, clicking gives the "Please enter your product code".

    Guess its time to ???
     
  9. Rabbit01

    Rabbit01 TS Booster Posts: 899   +39

    Install Java in a different directory if it lets you? I'm out of ideas at this point. Sorry.
     
  10. learninmypc

    learninmypc TS Evangelist Topic Starter Posts: 5,246   +232

    Can you explain that to me? A "different directory". ? Sorry,I too am confused.
     
  11. Rabbit01

    Rabbit01 TS Booster Posts: 899   +39

    Was referring to this.
     
     
  12. learninmypc

    learninmypc TS Evangelist Topic Starter Posts: 5,246   +232

    I'll check it out tomorrow. Been a looong day.
     
  13. learninmypc

    learninmypc TS Evangelist Topic Starter Posts: 5,246   +232

    Well, It'll remain a mystery. I tried a different folder whether it was right or not no luck.
    Thank you Rabbit01 for your exhaustive help & patience.
    I'll bookmark this thread in case a miracle happens some day & it gets fixed.I won't hold my breathe thou. Good day.:grinthumb
     
  14. Jude

    Jude TS Rookie

    I've been watching this thread from afar and i gotta tell you its has me baffled. I say that because I've just begun using the Linux OS, lots of code to make things work, sort of like Java. If i remember correctly this all began with an infection of some sort now I'm beginning to wonder if that infection lies at the bottom of this and has the Java script tied up in a knot?

    Thanks..
    Jude
     
  15. learninmypc

    learninmypc TS Evangelist Topic Starter Posts: 5,246   +232

    Rabbit01, is the following log of any significance??

    JavaRa 1.16 Removal Log.

    Report follows after line.

    ------------------------------------

    The JavaRa removal process was started on Sun Feb 26 11:20:37 2012

    Found and removed: C:\Program Files\Java\jre6

    Found and removed: C:\Documents and Settings\HP_Administrator.SEATTLE\Application Data\Sun\Java\jre1.6.0_20

    Found and removed: C:\Documents and Settings\HP_Administrator.SEATTLE\Application Data\Sun\Java\jre1.6.0_21

    Found and removed: C:\Documents and Settings\HP_Administrator.SEATTLE\Application Data\Sun\Java\jre1.6.0_22

    Found and removed: C:\Documents and Settings\HP_Administrator.SEATTLE\Application Data\Sun\Java\jre1.6.0_23

    Found and removed: C:\Documents and Settings\HP_Administrator.SEATTLE\Application Data\Sun\Java\jre1.6.0_24

    Found and removed: C:\Documents and Settings\HP_Administrator.SEATTLE\Application Data\Sun\Java\jre1.6.0_26

    Found and removed: C:\Documents and Settings\HP_Administrator.SEATTLE\Application Data\Sun\Java\jre1.6.0_29

    Found and removed: C:\Documents and Settings\HP_Administrator.SEATTLE\Application Data\Sun\Java\jre1.6.0_31

    Found and removed: C:\Documents and Settings\HP_Administrator.SEATTLE\Application Data\Sun\Java\jre1.7.0

    Found and removed: Applications\java.exe

    Found and removed: Applications\javaw.exe

    Found and removed: JavaPlugin.FamilyVersionSupport

    Found and removed: CLSID\{CAFEEFAC-0014-0002-FFFF-ABCDEFFEDCBA}

    Found and removed: JavaScript

    Found and removed: JavaScript Author

    Found and removed: JavaScript1.1

    Found and removed: JavaScript1.1 Author

    Found and removed: JavaScript1.2

    Found and removed: JavaScript1.2 Author

    Found and removed: Software\JavaSoft\Java Update

    Found and removed: SOFTWARE\Classes\JavaPlugin

    Found and removed: SOFTWARE\JavaSoft\Java Runtime Environment\1.6

    Found and removed: SOFTWARE\JavaSoft\Java Web Start\1.0.1

    Found and removed: SOFTWARE\JavaSoft\Java Web Start\1.0.1_02

    Found and removed: SOFTWARE\JavaSoft\Java Web Start\1.0.1_03

    Found and removed: SOFTWARE\JavaSoft\Java Web Start\1.0.1_04

    Found and removed: SOFTWARE\JavaSoft\Java Web Start\1.2

    Found and removed: SOFTWARE\JavaSoft\Java Web Start\1.2.0_01

    Found and removed: SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Active Setup\Installed Components\{08B0E5C0-4FCB-11CF-AAA5-00401C608500}

    Found and removed: SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{4A03706F-666A-4037-7777-5F2748764D10}

    Found and removed: SOFTWARE\MozillaPlugins\@java.com/JavaPlugin\MimeTypes\application/x-java-applet;version=1.1

    Found and removed: SOFTWARE\MozillaPlugins\@java.com/JavaPlugin\MimeTypes\application/x-java-applet;version=1.1.1

    Found and removed: SOFTWARE\MozillaPlugins\@java.com/JavaPlugin\MimeTypes\application/x-java-applet;version=1.1.2

    Found and removed: SOFTWARE\MozillaPlugins\@java.com/JavaPlugin\MimeTypes\application/x-java-applet;version=1.1.3

    Found and removed: SOFTWARE\MozillaPlugins\@java.com/JavaPlugin\MimeTypes\application/x-java-applet;version=1.2

    Found and removed: SOFTWARE\MozillaPlugins\@java.com/JavaPlugin\MimeTypes\application/x-java-applet;version=1.2.1

    Found and removed: SOFTWARE\MozillaPlugins\@java.com/JavaPlugin\MimeTypes\application/x-java-applet;version=1.3

    Found and removed: SOFTWARE\MozillaPlugins\@java.com/JavaPlugin\MimeTypes\application/x-java-applet;version=1.3.1

    Found and removed: SOFTWARE\MozillaPlugins\@java.com/JavaPlugin\MimeTypes\application/x-java-applet;version=1.4

    Found and removed: SOFTWARE\MozillaPlugins\@java.com/JavaPlugin\MimeTypes\application/x-java-applet;version=1.4.1

    Found and removed: SOFTWARE\MozillaPlugins\@java.com/JavaPlugin\MimeTypes\application/x-java-applet;version=1.4.2

    Found and removed: SOFTWARE\MozillaPlugins\@java.com/JavaPlugin\MimeTypes\application/x-java-applet;version=1.5

    JavaRa 1.16 Removal Log.

    Report follows after line.

    ------------------------------------

    The JavaRa removal process was started on Sun Feb 26 11:22:54 2012

    ------------------------------------

    Finished reporting.



    I just found the above on one of my thumbdrives. I didn't know I had it.
     
  16. Rabbit01

    Rabbit01 TS Booster Posts: 899   +39

    Something to try, method #4 here: http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?kbid=290301

    But in this case, you'll be searching for Java installer in step #1.
    Skip step #2.
    Step #3, check if there's a Java folder in "c:\Program Files\Common Files\". Delete it if present.
    Skip step #4.

    Then reboot. And see if you can install Java.
     
  17. learninmypc

    learninmypc TS Evangelist Topic Starter Posts: 5,246   +232

    Ok, I haven't done the link yet,but I have gone to c:\Program Files\common files\And found the java folder & inside it I see an update folder,& in it Base images & in it jre.5.0.b64 & in it,this
    [​IMG]
     
  18. learninmypc

    learninmypc TS Evangelist Topic Starter Posts: 5,246   +232

    I clicked your link & found an article on "How to uninstall or remove Microsoft Office 2010 suites". ??
     
  19. Rabbit01

    Rabbit01 TS Booster Posts: 899   +39

    Yes, the idea is the same. But I've made some changes to suit your need:

     
  20. learninmypc

    learninmypc TS Evangelist Topic Starter Posts: 5,246   +232

    Ok, do I delete java fiolder I show in the previous thread?

    I followed the link you posted,but got stuck here.
    Click to select the Subject check box, type 340 in the Width of selected column (in pixels) box, and then click OK.
    Note It may take several minutes for the subjects to appear next to each MSI file.
     
  21. Rabbit01

    Rabbit01 TS Booster Posts: 899   +39

    Yes, that would be step #3. Delete Java folder in the Common Files folder.

    Where in step 1.6 are you stuck? You don't see "Subject"? If that's the case, you'll need to scroll down the list.
     
  22. learninmypc

    learninmypc TS Evangelist Topic Starter Posts: 5,246   +232

    This "Click to select the Subject check box, type 340 in the Width of selected column (in pixels) box, and then click OK.
    Note It may take several minutes for the subjects to appear next to each MSI file.

    I don't see that in the Installer folder any place & I've scrolled up & down a few times.

    The java folder has been deleted
     
  23. Rabbit01

    Rabbit01 TS Booster Posts: 899   +39

    Two screen caps.
     

    Attached Files:

  24. learninmypc

    learninmypc TS Evangelist Topic Starter Posts: 5,246   +232

    Done that & am waiting.
     
  25. learninmypc

    learninmypc TS Evangelist Topic Starter Posts: 5,246   +232

    Locate each .MSI file where the subject is "Microsoft Office <product name> 2010," right-click the MSI file, and then click Uninstall.
    Note <product name> is a placeholder for the name of the 2010 Microsoft Office product.


    After rebooting,I can't get back to do the above:(

    I spoke too soon but still want to confirm I'm supposed to delete the above 36 msi files?
     


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