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Error 1330. Cabinet file has an invalid digital signature.

This article applies to:
  • Platform(s): Windows 8, Windows 7, Vista, Windows XP, Windows 10
  • Java version(s): 7.0, 8.0


When trying to install a new version of Java or trying to upgrade the latest version of Java from, a message box pops up with error message similar to:
Error 1330. A file that is required cannot be installed because the cabinet file C:........\Java\jre1.6.0_13\ has an invalid digital signature. This may indicate the file is corrupt.


This could possibly be caused by a problem with the Java installer, or a bad server connection. It is also possible that the digital signature of the file got corrupted during the download process.

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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