JDK-4994427 : Java 1.3.1 Plugin does not work after 1.4.2_03/1.5.0-b38 JRE uninstallation
  • Type: Bug
  • Component: install
  • Sub-Component: install
  • Affected Version: 1.4.2_03,5.0
  • Priority: P3
  • Status: Closed
  • Resolution: Fixed
  • OS: windows_2000
  • CPU: generic
  • Submitted: 2004-02-13
  • Updated: 2004-04-28
  • Resolved: 2004-03-10
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1.4.2_05 05Fixed
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Description
After uninstalling JRE 1.4.2_03 resp. JRE 1.5.0 build 38, a previous installed Java plugin of 1.3.1_10 does not work anymore. 

Testcase:
- Install JRE 1.3.1_10
- Use IE6 and Sun's Java plugin and make sure, that Applets are working
- Install JRE 1.4.2_03
- Deinstall JRE 1.4.2_03
- Use IE6 and Sun's Java plugin 
=> Applets don't work anymore with IE6 (Java Plugin not installed)

Testcase II:
- Install JRE 1.3.1_10
- Use IE 6 and Sun's Java plugin
=> Applets are working
- Install JRE 1.5.0 build 38
- Deinstall JRE 1.5.0 build 38
- Use IE6 and Sun's Java plugin
=> Applets don't work anymore

Comments
CONVERTED DATA BugTraq+ Release Management Values COMMIT TO FIX: 1.4.2_05 generic tiger-beta2 FIXED IN: 1.4.2_05 tiger-beta2 INTEGRATED IN: 1.4.2_05 tiger-b42 tiger-beta2 VERIFIED IN: 1.4.2_05
2004-06-14

WORK AROUND Reinstall the JRE 1.3.1_10 or use the regfix.reg, attached to this bug report.
2004-06-11

EVALUATION Problem is reproduceable as described. Fix is in progress. ###@###.### 2004-02-18 =================================================================================== Solution is ready and targeting Tiger b42. ###@###.### is responsible to put fix in 1.4.2_05. ###@###.### 2004-03-02 ==================================================================================== This problem is in 1.4.2_03 and early builds of tiger beta2 only. Fix has been integrated in tiger (1.5.0) Beta2 since b42 and backported to 1.4.2_05. Customer who uses 1.4.2_03 and experiences this problem should upgrade to 1.4.2_05. Tiger beta and beta2 customers will not see this problem. Webrev for fix: http://javaweb.sfbay/~dp144265/webrevs/4994427/webrev/ ###@###.### 2004-05-10 ###@###.### 2004-05-10
2004-05-10