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Windows 8 Won't Let Me Install Java

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    Windows 8 Won't Let Me Install Java

    Trying to install Java on a new Dell XPS8500 (Gen 3 i7) with native Windows 8. When I run the installer it tells me that Java RTE is already installed and do I want to install again? When I click "Yes" it tells me that it can't re-install (or something like that).

    The thing is that Java is NOT installed. (I checked in the CP).

    Any ideas?


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  2. #2

    I used laplink to move java from my old pc to the new one. Everything is now working fine.

    But I still don't understand why the Java website wouldn't let me do a clean install.

    however, I am now good to go.

      My System SpecsSystem Spec

Windows 8 Won't Let Me Install Java
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