Error applying transforms. Verify that the specified transform paths are valid.

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You are probably attempting to install the Java 2 Runtime Environment, Standard Edition (JRE) or the JDK 1.4.xx version in your Windows server. But alas, a message box with the following error appears:

Error applying transforms. Verify that the specified transform paths are valid.

The installation fails.
Are you facing this problem. Don't worry, you can do a workaround to this problem.

Solution: Follow these steps to solve this problem

 

 

Manually remove the 1.4.2_xx JRE:

  1. Download Microsoft Windows Installer removal tool.
  2. Run the tool and select the JRE entry for removal.


Manually install the 1.4.2_xx JRE:
  1. Go to Start -> Run and type "cmd" (type "command" if you are using Windows 95, 98, or ME)
  2. In the MSDOS windows, type the following:

    msiexec.exe /i http://java.sun.com/webapps/download/GetFile/1.4.2_04-b05/windows-i586/Java%202%20Runtime%20Environment,%20SE%20v1.4.2_04.msi


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