Browsers forum: JAVA update will not install?

by: wgrayson December 31, 2005 9:23 AM PST

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JAVA update will not install?

by wgrayson - 12/31/05 9:23 AM

I'm running both IE Explorer and Firefox under XP SP2.

A couple of months ago, the latest version of Java stopped working on IE; Firefox was fine. This morning I tried downloading and installing the most recent version (JRE 1.5); I keep getting error messages telling me the "directory is locked" and installation cannot continue. I uninstalled Jave umpteen times, shut down my browsers AND my ZoneAlarm and continue to get the "Directory is Locked. . ." message. I've even CHANGED the directory destination in a manual installation, and still get the error message.

Now, I've really messed things up. Java won't even work under Firefox.

What should I do?

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