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JDK-4931190 : XP: Program Files\Java folder left over after uninstall
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After uninstalling JDK 1.4.2_01 on XP, the "c:\Program Files\Java" folder is not deleted. HP has a software requirement that an uninstall removes all files abd foldres created by components installation.