07-23-2012 11:05 AM
08-05-2012 01:09 AM - edited 08-05-2012 01:10 AM
Not entirely correct. I encountered this on a brand new Lenovo laptop purchased today (V570-1066AW).
Deleting the temporary files and re-running the installation process did not fix anything.
The method that I had to take TO fix it was to manually download the offline version of Java 7 (http://www.java.com/en/download/manual.jsp -- make sure to select the 32/64bit version of your browser (most likely 32)) and then manually run fx-runtime from the temporary directory.
Sometimes the Java installation process will delete the temporary files so if you don't find fx-runtime, just re-run the auto install (http://www.java.com/en/download/chrome.jsp?locale=
Also, make sure you have the right version of Java installed for the fx-runtime install to work.
I suspect there's some proprietary software installed that's causing a conflict.
08-16-2012 09:29 PM
I quote from the 7u6 release notes:
"Starting from 7u6, JavaFX SDK and JavaFX Runtime are included in JDK 7u6 and JRE 7u6 respectively. JavaFX is installed as part of the JDK or JRE installation with no extra steps if you are installing on Windows, Mac, and Linux platforms."
7u6 was released two days ago.
Also please be aware that the solution given here is not a valid one. If you use the offline installer you will not be able to update Java, because it uses the same tool to download updates as the online installer.
08-18-2012 07:27 AM - edited 08-18-2012 08:21 AM
Found something new: it looks like this problem is related to Google Chrome being default web browser. Setting the default browser to IE9 and then back to Chrome before attempting to install Java looks like it might be a possible workaround. This suggests Chrome has been set as default browser in a slightly non-standard way in the factory image. I am now attempting to confirm this finding by re-imaging for the 100th time.
Edit: confirmed, this works.