Having trouble uninstalling or fixing Java from a Windows 7 machine like I did? I somehow managed to mess up my Java installation and was receiving an error 1723 along the way while trying to uninstall the 64-bit version of Java 6 (in my case version 6.0.31). It was complaining about not being able to find a certain file which it apparently needed for the uninstall. What I did was the following:
Locate the following folder:
and make a copy of it in
If it isn't there, you need to downlaod and install Java jdk1.7.0_x64.
Step 2: Rename the copied folder to
Following those steps combined with some restarting of Windows allowed me to Uninstall my corrupt Java 6 version. Make sure you replace <User> above with your Windows user name. I hope that helps someone!