Windows 7 Forums
Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.


Windows 7: Java Runtime 6.0


09 Nov 2009   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate
 
 
Java Runtime 6.0

Hi there,
First what a fantastic site. I have already gained so much from reading other peoples posts. Unfortuately I have not found an answer to my problem.

I try to install PS3server and it asks for java runtime to be installed. It then tries to install Java and I get the following error;

'This installation package could not be opened. Verify the package exists and that you can access it or contact the application vendor to that this is a valid windows installer package'.

I have been to the Java website and downloded various versions of Java and each time I try to install I get the same error. I have tried to install from the website and I have downloaded to my computer and installed from it. Always the same error.

Any suggestions please?

Regards
Brendan

My System SpecsSystem Spec
.

09 Nov 2009   #2

Windows 7 Pro x64
 
 

Have you tried to use the Sun Downloadmanager? Or another Browser? Or try to download the JRE from a 3rd party download site.

Download Sun Java JRE 6 Update 17 - This runtime environment allows end-users to run Java applications - Softpedia
My System SpecsSystem Spec
09 Nov 2009   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate
 
 

Hi Aldjinn
I have tried everything you have suggested and I keep getting the same error.
Getting rather frustrated with this.
A quick search says I'm not the only one with this problem...
What should I do about the following error message? This installation package could not be opened. Contact the application vendor to verify that this is a valid Windows Installer package.

I have turned off my antivirus as suggested, I have tried offline installation and all to no avail.

This is a brand new computer and a new installation of windows 7 ultimate.
Suggestions anyone?
My System SpecsSystem Spec
.


09 Nov 2009   #4

Win 7 Pro 64 Bit
 
 

I always get my JREs and JDKs from the developer (vs. consumer) side of Sun:

Developer Resources for Java Technology



...so start here:

Java SE Downloads - Sun Developer Network (SDN)


And click the "Download" button for "JRE 6 Update 17".


On the next page:
  • Select either "Windows" or "Windows x64" (as appropriate) in the "Platform" drop-down
  • Check the "I agree..." check box
  • Leave everything else blank
  • Click the "Continue" button

On the next page:
  • Do NOT click the orange download button.
  • Instead, click on the name of the EXE - "jre-6u17-windows-x64.exe"
My System SpecsSystem Spec
29 Dec 2009   #5

Windows 7 Ultimate
 
 

Sorry for late reply, I gave up in frustration but now want to solve the problem.
No matter what I do, including downloading the file onto another computer and then transferring the file via memory stick, i still get the same error I mention in my second post.
Any ideas please?
My System SpecsSystem Spec
29 Dec 2009   #6
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit SP1
 
 

Let's see if this will work:
  • Download the latest version of Java Runtime Environment (JRE) 6.
  • Scroll down to where it says "Java Runtime Environment (JRE) 6u17 allows end-users to run Java applications".
  • Click the "Download" button to the right.
  • Check the box that says: "Accept License Agreement".
  • The page will refresh.
  • Click on the link to download Windows Offline Installation with or without Multi-language and save to your desktop.
  • Close any programs you may have running - especially your web browser.
  • Go to Start > Control Panel double-click on Add/Remove programs and remove all older versions of Java.
  • Check any item with Java Runtime Environment (JRE or J2SE) in the name.
  • Click the Remove or Change/Remove button.
  • Repeat as many times as necessary to remove each Java versions.
  • Reboot your computer once all Java components are removed.
  • Then from your desktop double-click on jre-6u17-windows-i586-p.exe to install the newest version.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
29 Dec 2009   #7

Windows 7 Ultimate
 
 

Thanks for the prompt reply Jacee
I tried this and no luck, still the same error.
One thing though, when I went to uninstall older versions of Java, none were listed.
Does this mean anything?
My System SpecsSystem Spec
29 Dec 2009   #8

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

My System SpecsSystem Spec
29 Dec 2009   #9
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Brendan M View Post
Thanks for the prompt reply Jacee
I tried this and no luck, still the same error.
One thing though, when I went to uninstall older versions of Java, none were listed.
Does this mean anything?
It just means that you don't have any older Java versions installed.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
30 Dec 2009   #10

Windows 7 Ultimate
 
 

Yay, got it installed.
I had to install another user profile and then it installed easily. Probably due to my original user profile having an apostrophe in the name due to a typo.
See my thread here Wish to rename user profile

Anyway, a big thanks to all of you who tried to help me. This is a great forum with great people and i just know that i will calling out for help again in the near future.
Thanks all.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
Reply

 Java Runtime 6.0




Thread Tools




Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 09:08 AM.
Twitter Facebook Google+



Windows 7 Forums

Seven Forums Android App Seven Forums IOS App
  

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33