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can't uninstall java runtime!?!?!?

mark watts

Joined: Feb 02, 2005
Posts: 2
hey all,

I need to uninstall a copy of Java 2 Runtime SE v1.4.2 from my XP (SP2) machine. I have tried using add and remove programs but i get an error (transform paths).

I do not have a java icon in the control panel.

I've searched and searched through the java site but can't find anything...PLEASE HELP!!

Thanks so much...!
Lionel Badiou
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Joined: Jan 06, 2005
Posts: 140
Hi Mark,

Maybe the quickest thing to do could be to reinstall exactlty the same jdk (of course in the same directory ) then immediately try to remove it through control panel.

Hope that helps,

Lionel Badiou
CodeFutures Software
mark watts

Joined: Feb 02, 2005
Posts: 2
thanks Lionel...should I be able to get this version from the java site?
Jeff Bosch
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Joined: Jul 30, 2003
Posts: 805
Sun has an archive of all versions. Let me know if you need the link. (I have to look for it or I'd just post it here...)

Give a man a fish, he'll eat for one day. Teach a man to fish, he'll drink all your beer.
Cheers, Jeff (SCJP 1.4, SCJD in progress, if you can call that progress...)
I agree. Here's the link:
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