java.lang.RuntimeException: An error occurred while executing doInBackground()

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An error occurred while executing doInBackground()
java.lang.RuntimeException: An error occurred while executing doInBackground()
at android.os.Parcel.readException(Parcel.java:1683)
at android.os.Parcel.readException(Parcel.java:1636)
at android.app.ActivityManagerProxy.getContentProvider(ActivityManagerNative.java:4169)
at android.app.ActivityThread.acquireProvider(ActivityThread.java:5434)
at android.app.ContextImpl$ApplicationContentResolver.acquireUnstableProvider(ContextImpl.java:2267)
at android.content.ContentResolver.acquireUnstableProvider(ContentResolver.java:1515)
at android.content.ContentResolver.openTypedAssetFileDescriptor(ContentResolver.java:1129)
at android.content.ContentResolver.openAssetFileDescriptor(ContentResolver.java:982)
at com.android.packageinstaller.PackageInstallerActivity$StagingAsyncTask.doInBackground(PackageInstallerActivity.java:732)
at com.android.packageinstaller.PackageInstallerActivity$StagingAsyncTask.doInBackground(PackageInstallerActivity.java:723)
at android.os.AsyncTask$2.call(AsyncTask.java:304)
at java.util.concurrent.FutureTask.run(FutureTask.java:237)
at java.util.concurrent.ThreadPoolExecutor.runWorker(ThreadPoolExecutor.java:1133)
at java.util.concurrent.ThreadPoolExecutor$Worker.run(ThreadPoolExecutor.java:607)
at java.lang.Thread.run(Thread.java:761)

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