Previous to this version I used to script the removal of the updater with "msiexec /qn /x {4A03706F-666A-4037-7777-5F2748764D10}". Does anyone know the ID for Java 7 Update 21 auto Updater version 2.1.9.5 ?

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  • It comes off when you uninstall Java 7 update 21. At least mine does when I do it through control panel.

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Extract the MSI and get the ProductCode from there.

Answered 04/18/2013 by: VBScab
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According to the registry keys that software code is correct.

Normally the uninstall /x sting matches the hive keyset name, but this software has none.

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{4A03706F-666A-4037-7777-5F2748764D10}]
"DisplayVersion"="2.1.9.5"
"Publisher"="Sun Microsystems, Inc."
"DisplayName"="Java Auto Updater"

this is for j7u21  see how the keyset matches the uninstall string

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{26A24AE4-039D-4CA4-87B4-2F83217017FF}]
"DisplayVersion"="7.0.210"
"Publisher"="Oracle"
"DisplayName"="Java 7 Update 21"

Answered 04/18/2013 by: SMal.tmcc
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  • Yes, it appears that string still works, just failed on my test subset of PC's for some reason which I will look into, but it worked fine for others. Thanks for your help, pointed me in the right direction.

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