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installation problem wth CommAPI

narayana murthy pedapudi
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Joined: Jul 23, 2003
Posts: 42
I am facing a problem in istalling the comm api...
my system config is
java version:
j2sdk1.4.0_02 version...
Plat form:
windows 2000 proffessional.....
i am following the installation instructions...deployed three files as specified...
Please anybody let me know in detail....
Thanks and Regards
William Brogden
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Joined: Mar 22, 2000
Posts: 12761
The most common problem with COMM is getting the javax.comm.properties file in the right place. This is the file that tells the API which driver to use. As I recall, JAVA-HOME/jre/lib is where you want to put it.
narayana murthy pedapudi
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Joined: Jul 23, 2003
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I Got it....i thought it will help others to know..so i am posting this...even if u have done as per the instructions....u will have a java.exe in system 32 folder....certainly u have not installed ur API with this java...so it will give an exception...
U hav two way's to resolve this..
1) u need to remove run ur application like jdk\jre\bin java BlackBox(Your application)
2) U need to set the path variable like(jdk\bin) first before any (system32) is set...

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