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Problem to set up java with windows vista

I cant download new version java for my laptape with windows vista. When i download i have error message for open file."xpinstall.exe isnot application Win 32 valid"

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There is a possibility that the file was not downloaded properly, so try downloading it again fully and retry installing.

Make sure that you have the matching bit version. If your windows is a 32 bit version one,, make sure you din download the windows x64 package of java ..

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Java will not load onto the computer how do i fix this problem


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By Brien Posey in 10 Things, August 1, 2013, 10:33 AM PST 1: Verify the error I have seen a couple of situations in which an installation error was displayed even though Java installed correctly. Therefore, I recommend beginning the troubleshooting process by verifying that Java really isn't working. The easiest way to do this is to go to this special test page, which will tell you conclusively whether Java is working.
  • 2: Remove version conflicts If the installation appears to succeed, but Java is not working, check to see whether the Java Control Panel exists within the Windows Control Panel. If the Java Control Panel is missing, the problem is often related to a conflict with JavaFX or legacy Java code. In these situations, you should use the Windows Control Panel to remove any instances of Java. After doing so, use theMicrosoft uninstaller to clean up any Java fragments. Then, try installing Java again.
    3: Use the offline installer The Web installer for Java tends to be a little bit buggy. That being the case, the offline installer package will sometimes succeed where the Web installer fails. You can download the offline installer for Windows.
    4: Try the 32-bit version If you're having trouble installing a 64-bit version of Java, try using the 32-bit version instead. Although 64-bit Java would seem to be the logical choice for use on a 64-bit operating system, the 32-bit version seems to have fewer issues.
    5: Install with administrative privileges If you run into problems installing Java on Windows 7 or Windows 8, try installing Java as an administrator. To do so, download the offline installer and save it to an empty folder on your hard disk. Then, right-click on the executable file and choose the Run As Administrator command from the shortcut menu.
    6: Temporarily disable User Account Control Some people have reported that the User Account Control feature gets in the way of installing Java. If you suspect that the User Account Control feature is causing your problem, you can temporarily disable it until after the installation is complete. The method for doing so depends on the version of Windows you're using. In Windows 8, the option to change the User Account Control settings is found in the Control Panel under System And Security ' Action Center.
    7: Set Internet Explorer's security to the default level If Internet Explorer is configured to use a higher-than-default security level or if it is running a custom security level, there is a possibility that Java may be blocked. You can set Internet Explorer to the default security level by opening your browser and selecting the Internet Options command from the Tools menu. When the Internet Options dialog box appears, click on the Security tab and click the Default Level button. Click OK to save your changes.
    8: Temporarily disable your antivirus scanning There have been some reports of antivirus software preventing Java from being installed. If you want to see whether your antivirus is causing your problem, I recommend downloading the offline installer, updating your antivirus software, and then performing a full system scan. This will help make sure that there are no infections on your system before you disable the antivirus software.
    Once you're confident that your system is free of malware, you can temporarily disable the antivirus scanning process. The method of doing so will depend on the antivirus product you are using, but often it is possible to right-click on the antivirus software's taskbar icon and choose a pause option from a shortcut menu. When you have finished attempting your Java installation, don't forget to re-enable antivirus scanning.
    9: Check for a corrupt user profile According to Microsoft, a corrupt user profile can cause problems with Java installations. Try creating a new user and assign that user local administrative permissions. Then, log in using the new user account and try installing Java.
    10: Use the System Configuration tool Since problems with Java installations are often related to other software that is running on the system, you may be able to fix the problem by temporarily disabling other startup items. The easiest way to do that is to open a Run prompt and enter the MSCONFIG command. This launches the Windows System Configuration utility, which allows you to choose the startup items that you want to disable without requiring any permanent changes to the operating system.
    Other tricks? Have you found some other workarounds or fixes for dealing with Java install headaches? Share your suggestions with fellow TechRepublic members.
  • I have had the same issue on certain machines.
  • For me uninstalling and clearing the Cache before getting a new version worked most often.
  • Only use the Java site for download
  • use the ten suggestions above
  • Java can be a pain
  • good luck
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    Cant get java downloaded on windows 8


    Under "add remove programs" delete all versions of Java then go to http://www.java.com/en/ and download the most current version.

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    Hi I am Farah, and as I wanted to download java , it came thet" " is not valid win 32 application'. What shoudl I do? Thx


    It is possible that you are attempting to install a 64-bit version of Java when you have a 32-bit operating system. Check your operating and confirm this. In Vista you can find this using Start > Control Panel > System. This is similar if you have Windows 7. Here is what it looks like:

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    If after that you, you follow these instructions from Sun (Java) to locate and install the 32-bit version.


    Error: x64.exe not a valid Win32 application This article applies to:
    • Platform(s): Windows 7, Vista, Windows XP, Windows 2000, Windows 2003
    • Browser(s): Internet Explorer, Firefox, Mozilla 1.4+
    • Java version(s): 6.0
    SYMPTOMS

    While trying to install Java a user gets an error message similar to:
    ' ... x64.exe not a valid Win32 application'


    CAUSE

    The error message is a result of trying to install a 64-bit version of Java on a 32-bit operating system.
    SOLUTION

    User needs to install a 32-bit version of Java software, since a 64-bit version is not compatible with their 32-bit operating system.

    Follow these steps to download 32-bit Java
    1. Go to Manual download
    2. Click Windows XP/Vista/2000/2003/2008 Online.
    3. The File Download dialog box appears.
    4. Choose the folder location.
    5. (Save the file to a known location on your computer, for example, to your desktop).
    6. Click Save.
    7. Close all applications including the browser.
    8. Double-click on the saved file icon to start the installation process.

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    Suggest you upgrade your Adobe Flash Player.

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    Adobe Flashplayer Support Center > Adobe Flash Player Uninstall,

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    Windows Vista:
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    On this page left-click on Get the latest version.
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    I would also suggest you make sure you have the latest version of Java.

    http://www.java.com/en/

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