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Oracle Java new version this time 1.6_31

04/20/2012 7999 views

When I deploy a new Java version I change the following settings in the MSI

standardsetting => newsetting

IEOPEN 0 => 1
IEXPLORER 0 => 1
JAVAUPDATE 1 => 0
JU 0 => 1
MODYFYREMOVE modyfy => remove
RebootYesNo Yes => No
SYSTRAY 1 => 0

This works ok, but fails if IE is started resulting the install to retry
IE is started by logon so it is running almost any time, I know I could get arund this,  but I would like to hear what You usely do

in this common senario

The IEOPEN setting = 0 or 1  will that be an other option given that IE is running during install  

Regards

Sweede

 

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I've deployed it, but didnt have IE launching from login... in your shoes I would probably just run a script first to kill IE, using whatever deployment system you've got to sequence the script before the install. 

Answered 04/20/2012 by: Moedius
Blue Belt

  • I deploy using SCCM, I have a Script that could be used for Killing a running process, before install but I just thought it was a little hard action to do, someone could lose data in the process.
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Check for any custom action that tries to see if IE is open or not and disable from the sequence.

 

Answered 04/24/2012 by: RJ
Purple Belt

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Hello Sweede,

first you could - as already mentioned - stop the IE-process
(e. g. using taskkill).

But more important is this article from Oracle, telling that since
update 1.6.0.10 the options 'ADDLOCAL', 'IEXPLORE' and
'MOZILLA' are deprecated:

https://www.java.com/en/download/help/silent_install.xml

Questions:

What is 'MODYFYREMOVE modyfy => remove' and why
shouldn't users see the Java-Symbol in the systemtray?

Thank you!

Regards

Bernd

 

 

Answered 04/25/2012 by: berndleutenecker
White Belt

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Hello,

Sweede : Where did you found the msi file? Because when I go to the java website, only exe files are available...

Answered 06/19/2012 by: ricky03
White Belt

 
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