JSI Tip 6350. Windows XP and JAVA.

When you install Windows XP Service Pack 1a, it removes Microsoft JAVA from your installation.

If you wish to re-install Microsoft JAVA, it is available at http://www.filemirrors.com/search.src?file=MSJavx86.exe.

If you prefer to install SUN JAVA, visit http://java.sun.com/.

If you have not installed SP1a, but wish to remove Microsoft JAVA:

1. Start / Run / RunDll32 advpack.dll,LaunchINFSection java.inf,UnInstall / OK.

2. When prompted to uninstall, press Yes and choose to reboot.

3. Delete the java folder from the \WINDOWS folder.

4. Delete the  java.pnf file from the \WINDOWS\inf folder.

5. Delete \WINDOWS\system32\jview.exe and \WINDOWS\system32\wjview.exe.

6. Use the Registry Editor to delete the HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Java VM key and sub-keys.

7. Remove the configuration options from the Internet Explorer Advanced tab by deleting the
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\AdvancedOptions\JAVA_VM key and sub-keys.

NOTE: If SUN JAVA was installed prior to deleting Microsoft JAVA, use the SUN JAVA Control Panel applet to check Internet Explorer on the Browser tab.

NOTE: See tip 8106 » Internet Explorer on Windows XP hangs, or quits, when browsing a site that uses JAVA or the MSJVM (Microsoft Java Virtual Machine)?

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