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Error Applying Transforms


This article applies to:
  • Platform(s): Windows 8, Windows 7, Vista, Windows XP, Windows 2000, Windows 2003
  • Java version(s): 6.0

SYMPTOMS

While attempting to install Java, a message box with the following error appears:
Error applying transforms. Verify that the specified transform paths are valid.


CAUSE

Error applying transforms is an InstallShield error code that indicates that the installation process has failed.
WORKAROUND

Please follow the steps below for resolving this issue.
  1. Remove any traces of the failed Java installation by uninstalling Java
  2. Download and install the Windows offline installer package.


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