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When you start your computer, you may receive the following error message:
Unable to install java packages. The command line is invalid.
Cannot find file specified - Win32.cab Cannot find file specified - xmldso4.cab Cannot find file specified - dajava.cab Cannot find file specified - osp.zip
Note that the error message may be displayed four times.
This behavior can occur for any of the following reasons:
To work around this behavior, use the appropriate method.
NOTE: If you restarted your computer to finish Setup, once Setup is complete the Microsoft Virtual Machine (VM) for Java is functional and the error message is not displayed.
METHOD 1Restore the original System.dat file.
METHOD 2If you permanently replaced your original System.dat file with the System.1st file, the Microsoft Virtual Machine (VM) for Java may no longer function. To resolve this issue, install the Microsoft VM for Java located on the Windows 98 CD-ROM. To do so, follow these steps:
When Windows 98 Setup stops responding (hangs) at RunOnce, and you then restart your computer, RunOnce will start again and the error messages may be displayed. However, the the Microsoft Virtual Machine (VM) for Java should already be installed and once Setup finishes the "Unable to install java packages" error message should no longer be displayed when you start your computer.
There are eight entries in the RunOnceEx key which install and register Java class files. Because the installation files referenced are no longer available (these were deleted after the original install) the errors are generated.