Howto: Fix the "Application not found" error in the Java Control Panel icon. These same steps may be useful for other malfunctioning Windows Control Panel icons.
In Windows 7, the Java Control Panel icon may be damaged / corrupted. Attempting to launch the icon results in "Explorer.exe : Application not found". Note the generic icon:
When working properly, the circled icon should look like this:
This problem appears to be an artifact from previous JRE installations and Sun's installation routines were flawed.
Re-installing JRE (the Java Runtime Environment) does not resolve the problem.
If needed, the Java Control Panel can be manually launched using this location:
C:\Program Files (x86)\Java\JRE6\bin\Javacpl.exe
As a side note, when launching, other-mouse-click the .exe and choose "Run as Administrator". Running as Administrator resolves a bug where changes in the Control Panel (especially Auto-update changes) do not stick. This i…
For those of you who end up seeing this hard-to-reproduce bug (picture below):
Then click on the "Locate" button and navigate to the "jre\bin" folder:
Choose "java.exe" in the "bin" folder and click on "Open"
If you are unable to find "Java.exe" that means either java is not installed or its not properly installed >Uninstall , re-installed it and it will start displaying under bin folder. Morover you want come across this error message anymore!!!!!!!
Last month I was asked to create an SCCM package for chrome extension - 'RingDNA' (Intelligent
dialer for salesforce) . Well , at first place , it looks stupid,
creating an package for chrome ext. which is just one click away installing
from chrome web store, anyways , I still gave a try. Steps:- 1. First of all, I
downloaded the .crx file using this Chrome Extension down loader - http://chrome-extension-downloader.com/ 2. In the Registry, I
created a new key under the Extensions key with the same name
as the ID of your extension. If you don't know the ID, follow these steps to
note the ID-
a) Install the required extension manually
b) Open settings from chrome menu bar> click on Extensions>
enable developer mode
from top right corner, will
show the IDs for all installed extensions.
c) Alternate way, open C:\Users\<currentuser>\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User