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  1. JDK
  2. JDK-4897617

Downgrade from 1.4.2_01 to 1.4.2 removes all Java Web Start icons

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    • Type: Bug
    • Status: Closed
    • Priority: P3
    • Resolution: Duplicate
    • Affects Version/s: 1.4.2_01
    • Fix Version/s: None
    • Component/s: install
    • Subcomponent:
    • CPU:
      x86
    • OS:
      windows_2003

      Description

      To reproduce:

      1. Install J2SDK 1.4.2 with J2RE and ensure java web start icon is on the desktop and java web start is in c:\program files\java\ directory
      2. Next, perform an upgrade and install J2SDK 1.4.2_01 b02 with J2RE

      3. Uninstall the 1.4.2_01 or 1.4.2 J2RE from the control panel -> add / remove program

      4. Now both the 1.4.2 java web start icons on the windows desktop and start menu icon which points to c:\program files\java\ has removed. And now the user cannot access Java Web start.

      *This bug has been reproduced on windows 2003, windows 2000, and windows XP.

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              Assignee:
              billyh William Harnois
              Reporter:
              dleansunw Danny Lean (Inactive)
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