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Microsoft KB Archive/251141

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PRB: Visual J++ 6.0 Installation Error: Unable to Install Java Packages from...

Article ID: 251141

Article Last Modified on 8/15/2005



APPLIES TO

  • Microsoft Visual Studio 6.0 Enterprise Edition
  • Microsoft Visual Studio 6.0 Service Pack 1
  • Microsoft Visual J++ 6.0 Standard Edition



This article was previously published under Q251141

SYMPTOMS

During installation of Visual J++ 6.0, you receive the following error:

Unable to install Java Packages from :WJ98\WSSTUDIO6.CAB

The specified path is invalid.

-or-


Unable to install Java Packages from D:WJ98\WFCFORMS.CAB

The specified path is invalid.

-or-


Package Install Failed to open zipfile D:WJ98\wfcdev.zip

CAUSE

The system .DLLs being installed are unable to register with the current version of Comcat.dll.

RESOLUTION

Replace the current version of Comcat.dll with the version from the Visual Studio product CD-ROM:

  1. Unregister Comcat.dll. To do so, click Start, then click Run, and type regsvr32 comcat.dll /u.
  2. Search your local hard drives for Comcat.dll.
  3. Rename Comcat.dll in you Windows\System folder as Comcat.123.
  4. Copy Comcat.dll from the CD-ROM into the Windows\System folder.
  5. Register Comcat.dll: Click Start, click Run, and type regsvr32 comcat.dll. Make sure the operation is successful.
  6. Search your local hard drives for Comcat.dll and verify that it is now the 22-KB version.
  7. Reboot the system.
  8. Install the software from the CD-ROM using Setup.exe.


REFERENCES

For additional information, click the article number below to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

192392 HOWTO: Troubleshoot Visual Studio 6.0 Setup





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