JDK-6930517 : Java version returns Error Code with kernel bundle
  • Type: Bug
  • Component: install
  • Sub-Component: install
  • Affected Version: 6u18
  • Priority: P3
  • Status: Closed
  • Resolution: Fixed
  • OS: windows_xp
  • CPU: x86
  • Submitted: 2010-02-27
  • Updated: 2013-10-08
  • Resolved: 2013-06-13
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We discovered this issue during download testing.

To reproduce:
1) Download the kernel (iftw-k.exe) bundle from
2) After successfully installing it, run the command

C:\Results>java -version
############# ERROR CODE: 0
java version "1.6.0_18"
Java(TM) SE Runtime Environment (build 1.6.0_18-b07)
Java HotSpot(TM) Client VM (build 16.0-b13, mixed mode)


Running this command does not return this error again.
Running the command "java -version" for second or third time does not
print the "####ERROR CODE: 0" message.  We observed this on Windows XP.

Migrated from 6u72.