Tuesday, August 25, 2009

Error 1101: error reading from file.,Java installation,error

When doing installation of JAVA it is common that it will popup the following error message and the installation will fails

Error 1101. Error reading from file: http://javadl-esd.sun/update/1.6.0/sp-1.6.0_05-b19/sp10033.MST
Verify that the file exists and that you can access it.

Theire are so many reasons for this error. Mostly windows NT,2000,XP this error is encountering due to problems in windows installer service.

Windows 98, ME users receive this error if there is a conflict between the version of the Windows Installer msi.dll file on the system and the one being installed by the installer.


For Windows NT, 2000 XP Users:
Unregister and Register Windows Installer Service.

Go to Start -> Run.

Type msiexec.exe /unregister

Click OK

Go to Start -> Run.

Type msiexec.exe /regserver

Click OK

Run the Java installation again.

This should install the Windows Installer Service.
Note: If the above fails to address the issue, download and install the latest Windows Installer Service from Microsoft for your respective operating system.
For related information visit: Microsoft Windows Installer

For Windows 98, ME Users:

Delete the msi.dll file on your computer.

Note: For help related How to Delete the Msi.dll File,

Please refer to Microsoft article Error 1101

The article has all the necessary steps to delete the file on Windows 98 and ME.

Run the installation process again.

This will complete the installation process for Windows Installer Service

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