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java.io.IOException: Cannot run program "cmd.exe": CreateProcess error=5

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As a part of diagnostic effort we copied cmd.exe from system32 folder of windows to C:\\ drive and tried to run from an applet and get following exception :

java.io.IOException: Cannot run program "cmd.exe": CreateProcess error=5, Access is denied

The problem is with JRE 1.7 whereas on JRE 1.6 it runs fine.

Renamed it to cmdx , runs fine.

So any program named as cmd does not run at all.

The applet jar is signed.

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