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Error 1330. Cabinet file data1.cab has an invalid digital signature.


This article applies to:
  • Platform(s): Windows 8, Windows 7, Vista, Windows XP, Windows 2000
  • Java version(s): 6.0, 7.0, 8.0

SYMPTOMS

When trying to install a new version of Java or trying to upgrade the latest version of Java from Java.com, 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\Data.cab has an invalid digital signature. This may indicate the file is corrupt.


CAUSE

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 Data1.cab file got corrupted during the download process.
SOLUTION

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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