15:18 - Sunday, 20 April 2014

How Can I Uninstall Java 7 Update 5 When I Don’t Have The “jre1.7.0_05-c.msi” File?

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Whenever I try to update to the latest version of Java, an installation of Java 7 Update 5 is detected and then I’m asked for the file, jre1.7.0_05-c.msi, which I don’t have, so then the installation is cancelled and I’m left unable to upgrade Java.


I just removed the installation entry by deleting the registry key HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREClassesInstallerProducts4EA42A62D9304AC4784BF238120750FF in regedit.exe and I was then able to upgrade Java without any problems.

If possible, download jre1.7, install it, then uninstall.

Check following oracle page for old version of java:


If you want to get the msi file, you can install it on another computer or get it from another computer that already has it. The file location is at


Copy it over and give it a try.