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Error 1723 java install windows 7

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March 9, 2010 12:26:39 PM

Hello,
I am getting error 1723 when trying to install/re-install Java runtime 6 update 18. I am running Windows 7 for which there doesn't seem to be a release for Windows Installer (5.0). Any suggestions?
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March 9, 2010 12:29:51 PM

Have you tried installing Java as administrator? Or, are you doing it interactively via the Java update? If you're doing it through the updater, I would go and download the full install and try to install it that way and do it as administrator (right click on the installation exe and click "run as administrator").
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March 9, 2010 12:31:41 PM

Yep, have tried all ways. The forums seems to think the problem is with Windows Installer, but since I have Windows 7, I have version 5.0 of WI. As far as I can find, there is no release of WI 5.0.
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March 15, 2010 11:58:26 PM

Finally got this to work -- had to go through entire registry and delete all Java JRE-related keys by hand. A total pain, but once it was done, it all worked. Thanks for all the responses.
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November 12, 2010 9:38:50 AM

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