Java SE 8 32-bit Silent Installation Fails on Windows x64 under System Account
(Doc ID 2092393.1)
Last updated on MARCH 02, 2019
Applies to:Java SE JDK and JRE - Version 8 to 8
Microsoft Windows x64 (64-bit)
Silent installation of 32-bit Java SE 8, up to and including 8u66, on a 64-bit Windows server fails when installing under the System account. The installer exits and no registry entries exist.
The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. Check that Java is not installed on the system.
2. Run the command:
4. Notice that the install fails. The Java installer simply exits after several seconds and no files are installed, no registry entries are made.
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