The uniupgrade -check fails to find tar on Windows: "Cannot find TAR tool"

Document ID : KB000085520
Last Modified Date : 14/04/2018
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Issue:
Error Message :
On the upgrade log on Windows we obtain these errors:
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FATAL | Cannot find TAR tool. Cannot execute uxgetinfo procedure... 
FATAL | Error generating uxgetinfo. Error is: "Failed to generate uxgetinfo. Error while trying to find TAR tool"
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Patch level detected:Dollar Universe Upgrade Toolkit 6.4.01
Product Version: Dollar.Universe 6.4.01

Description :On Windows, when launching uniupgrade -check with the upgrade toolkit, the tar binary cannot be found so the check fails.
Environment:
OS: Windows
Cause:
Cause type:
Defect
Root Cause: The issue was due to the fact there was an echo on on the U_POST_UPROC
Resolution:
Update to the fix version listed below or a newer version if available.

Fix Status: Released

Fix Version(s):
Component: Upgrade Toolkit
Version: Dollar.Universe 6.5.21
Additional Information:
Workaround :
N/A