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  1. JDK
  2. JDK-7058601

Registry key shows incorrect location of jvm.dll on Win 7 64 bit installation

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    • Type: Bug
    • Status: Closed
    • Priority: P4
    • Resolution: Fixed
    • Affects Version/s: 6u26, 7
    • Fix Version/s: 8u20
    • Component/s: install
    • Subcomponent:
    • Resolved In Build:
      b09
    • CPU:
      x86
    • OS:
      windows_7
    • Verification:
      Verified

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        Description

        FULL PRODUCT VERSION :
        java version "1.6.0_26"
        Java(TM) SE Runtime Environment (build 1.6.0_26-b03)
        Java HotSpot(TM) 64-Bit Server VM (build 20.1-b02, mixed mode)

        ADDITIONAL OS VERSION INFORMATION :
        Microsoft Windows [Version 6.1.7601]

        A DESCRIPTION OF THE PROBLEM :
        Installed latest JDK onto system with no prior JVMs.

        After installation, looked at registry key:
        HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\JavaSoft\Java Runtime Environment\1.6.0_26\RuntimeLib

        The value is:
        C:\Program Files\Java\jre6\bin\client\jvm.dll

        Where as it should be:
        C:\Program Files\Java\jre6\bin\server\jvm.dll

        The file C:\Program Files\Java\jre6\bin\client\jvm.dll does not exsit on a 64 bit installation.

        STEPS TO FOLLOW TO REPRODUCE THE PROBLEM :
        Install JDK 1.6.0_26 on a Windows 7 64 bit machine.

        Check Registry key HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\JavaSoft\Java Runtime Environment\1.6.0_26\RuntimeLib

        EXPECTED VERSUS ACTUAL BEHAVIOR :
        EXPECTED -
        Expected to have key value:
        C:\Program Files\Java\jre6\bin\server\jvm.dll
        ACTUAL -
        Acutal value was:
        C:\Program Files\Java\jre6\bin\client\jvm.dll

        REPRODUCIBILITY :
        This bug can be reproduced always.

        CUSTOMER SUBMITTED WORKAROUND :
        Manually change the registry key.

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                Assignee:
                ozhang Ozzie Zhang (Inactive)
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                webbuggrp Webbug Group
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