I have spent days, multiple days spanning the last 2 weeks trying to get Java Runtime Environment installed on a Windows Vista Ultimate machine so that my kids can play minecraft all at the same time on the LAN.
Nothing I have tried has worked.
There is a Java folder in the start menu.
All of the Java files appear to be located in the proper folders. I can open the Java control panel and see that the version of Java is Version 7 Update 67 (build 1.7.0_67-b01)
The Java installer throws a continuous error of "Java installer was interrupted".
There is no entry in the uninstall programs list for Java, JRE or Sun Microsystems anything.
I have used JavRa repeatedly and it always shows a log that all Java elements were removed. But none are.
I have used Windows Fix It.. to no avail.
I have used MSIZap.exe to no avail.
I have used msicuu2 to no avail.
I have run all of these programs and the installer as administrator, or through command prompt rooted in c:
I am not without knowledge or ability.
but right now...I am stumped. Truly and utterly, stumped.
I have searched the registry and deleted all of the entries related.
I have used fix it with the product code for at least a half dozen JRE version updates to uninstall.
Not one thing.
Any advice would be appreciated.