[7u4] .jar association broken on Windows
Alex Lam S.L.
alexlamsl at gmail.com
Thu May 3 15:01:51 PDT 2012
Thanks for looking into it. Will wait for the fix before evaluating
migration to JavaSE 7.
On Thu, May 3, 2012 at 6:50 PM, Dalibor Topic <dalibor.topic at oracle.com> wrote:
> On 5/2/12 10:43 PM, Alex Lam S.L. wrote:
>> Hi there,
>> I have tried JDK 7u4 (32/64-bit) and JRE 7u4 (32-bit), on a Win7 (x64)
>> box and a WinXP (32-bit) box, and after installation all .jar
>> association has been removed.
>> So now I cannot double-click any JAR files in Windows Explorer to run
>> them. I previously had 7u2 on the Win7 box and 6u31 on the WinXP box,
>> and they were working okay.
>> This is of course rather annoying - I would like to know if this is
>> just me or have I missed something important?
> Thanks for reporting this. Henrik posted the following regarding this issue
> on his blog:
> "Update: After posting JRE 7 Update 4 on java.com we have received reports
> of an installer issue that impacts some Windows configurations. We have
> reverted back to JRE 6 while we wait for an analysis of this report to
> complete. We expect to be able to switch back to 7u4 shortly."
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