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25-Sep-2009, 03:09 PM #1
Solved: JAVA is messed up
Anytime I try to view a page that requires Java, the browser closes suddenly without warning. So I did a search online, and found refences that said I need to clear the Java temporary files. So I tried to do that, and I got an error, it says "Bad Installation..." something to do with a file called javaw.exe couldn't be accessed. So I tried to update Java. I download the update file, but I get another error, the zip file cannot be uncompressed.

What can I do to fix my Java?
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28-Sep-2009, 12:05 PM #2
The best way to fix this is to unisall Java from the Add/Remove Control Panel. Be sure to uninstall all the various Java entries there may be more then one. Then delete the java folder at C:/Program Files/Java to clean up any leftover bits. Then go to Java.com and install the newest Java.
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28-Sep-2009, 02:51 PM #3
Do the following in the order listed:

Uninstall all current versions of Sun Java Runtime Environment.

Go into the C:\Program Files folder and delete the entire Java folder.

Restart your computer.

Download version 1.6.0.16(6 Update 16) from here and then install it.

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28-Sep-2009, 04:17 PM #4
Thank you so much, that fixed it!
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