Java SE Installer Aborts with 'Semi-Colon found in selected path'

(Doc ID 1511463.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 05, 2016

Applies to:

Java SE JDK and JRE - Version 6 to 8
Microsoft Windows (32-bit)


The following error was reported when trying to install 'Java SE 6 Update 37' on a 32-bit Windows operating system:

The issue was strictly reproducible on one specific box, running 32-bit Windows XP SP3.
The operating system was installed on the hardware directly with no virtualization involved.


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