How to fix Java Error: “1723: There is a problem with this Windows Installer Package.”

Recently I encountered a Java error, that caught me completely unguard. First I tried to remove it through Add/Remove Programs on Windows, then I just deleted folders, but program didn't disappear. On contrary, I started to receive error displayed on image below.
Java 1723 error

So as I neither could delete program nor reinstall it.

I tried different scenarios, but only one helped. I looked up questions about this error on SO and found some where it was explained, that there might be entries in registry which tell system, that Java is still installed.
If I'm correct now, then those were this questions:

I created my personal *.bat file from code brought up in answer:

NB! I use Windows 7 x64 and it helped me just fine.

10 thoughts on “How to fix Java Error: “1723: There is a problem with this Windows Installer Package.”

  1. jeroen de jager

    Omfg after 3 hours of searching i found you, and it worked omfg tnx!

  2. Cody

    It worked, I love you. I only delete my java folder in aggrivation because my pc was crashing on java programs, and it lead to this error. Thank you so much :D!

    1. Eugene Post author

      I'm not sure, since I never had such error on Windows 7 32bit, but logically thinking it should.


    IT DIDNT WORK i tried it and all the .bat file did was open but disappear instantly and i thought maybe it worked but i tried but still got the freaking error WHAT ELSE DO I DO!!

  4. Kevin

    Can you help me with this. I have an assignment due on Java in 2 days. How can it work????

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