JDK-6956556 : wait for _MSIExecute mutex to try to decrease 1618 errors and pings
  • Type: Enhancement
  • Component: install
  • Sub-Component: install
  • Affected Version: 6
  • Priority: P4
  • Status: Closed
  • Resolution: Won't Fix
  • OS: windows
  • CPU: x86
  • Submitted: 2010-05-27
  • Updated: 2014-08-14
  • Resolved: 2014-08-14
Description
If MSI is already running, users get:
"Another installation is already in progress. Complete that installation before proceeding with this install."
from Windows Installer, 
Windows Installer returns ERROR_INSTALL_ALREADY_RUNNING (1618), and 
the wrapper pings jre|1618.

A short wait, with appropriate UE, could decrease the error.

Comments
Will not fix for JDK 6 - please open a new issue if the problem remains for >= JDK 7.
14-08-2014

EVALUATION http://blogs.msdn.com/b/heaths/archive/2006/01/23/516454.aspx
27-05-2010