[wpkg-users] Java 7 update issues

Orion Poplawski orion at cora.nwra.com
Thu Apr 18 18:42:38 CEST 2013

On 04/18/2013 07:45 AM, Jason Taylor wrote:
>> I _think_ it appears when an app using either Java or the Java plugin
>> is running, and we're supposed to see the messagebox asking us to
>> close those apps before the install can occur.  Except it fails
>> miserably for reasons unknown.
>> Probably something to do with Win7's security context being subtly
>> different from the user's, subtle enough that the installer's drawing
>> API is sending the window in the wrong place.  Or something.
>> Nicolas
> We had a problem with JRE7 hanging (We're using WPGK-GP.) Our package is
> set up to uninstall all versions of java, and install the current version. During
> either the uninstall or install (I don't know which, my boss handled the java
> packages) it was prompting to close jqs.exe. We just added a taskkill to kill
> jqs.exe.
> That solved the hanging problem we were experiencing.

Hmm, there already is:

     <install cmd='taskkill /f /im jqs.exe /im iexplore.exe /im firefox.exe'>
       <exit code='any' />


     <install architecture="x64" cmd='taskkill /f /im jqs.exe /im iexplore.exe 
/im firefox.exe'>
         <exit code='any' />

in the package definition.

Orion Poplawski
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