Every time i attempt to install JRE 7u9 the installer gives me an error saying that java ran into an unexpected error please try installing later. Whenever i try I get the same error. I attempted to uninstall Java 7u7 but the uninstalled quits in the middle, when i go to check what java version i have installed it gives me nothing. Please help, I desperately need JRE.


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    You are going to have to provide us exact error codes. – Ramhound Nov 22 '12 at 23:14
  • No error codes are given it just closes itself. – Luqman Yasin Nov 23 '12 at 14:35
  • Look into the temp directory usually log files are created there. – Robert Nov 23 '12 at 15:54
  • @Robert I can't seem to find the Temp directory on windows 8 :S – Luqman Yasin Nov 23 '12 at 18:38
  • Win+R, %TMP% or %TEMP% should get you there (as long as the environment variables are defined correctly). – Karan Nov 23 '12 at 21:36

I just installed JRE 6u34 and it works fine, seems Windows 8 just doesn't like the new JRE. Thanks for the help anyway guys.

  • It was answered four years ago, I simply removed a spelling mistake now. Please do have a look at the edit history before making random assumptions. – Luqman Yasin Mar 19 '16 at 22:12

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