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Narahari Gundappa

Joined: Feb 21, 2005
Posts: 11
Hi all,

Can ny one help to change the JRE version on my system.It shows it has 1.3.1,even after i installed jdk1.5.I want to upgrade/change the jre version manually.How do i do it???/

Harish Kashyap
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Joined: Jun 14, 2000
Posts: 118
If you are using windows, use Start->Settings->Control Panel->Java Plug-in
Ryan McGuire
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Joined: Feb 18, 2005
Posts: 1044
Are you talking about running java programs from the command line? Try looking at your PATH environment variable.

Start -> Control Panel -> System -> Advanced -> Env.Vars.

Narahari Gundappa

Joined: Feb 21, 2005
Posts: 11

I did try Start-Settings-CP-Java Plug in.But java -version in cmd.exe still displays 1.3.1???

Lionel Badiou
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Joined: Jan 06, 2005
Posts: 140
Hello Hari,

To my mind, the basic procedure for a new version of a software is:

1. remove old version
2. install new version

This should work for jre as well.

Hope that helps,

Lionel Badiou
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Niki Nono
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Joined: Mar 20, 2005
Posts: 256
uninstall the older versiopn from add/remove and try

Life called,so here I am.<br />Cheers<br />Niki.:-)
Stefan Wagner
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Joined: Jun 02, 2003
Posts: 1923

I found javac and java in %SystemRoot%/win32/ and removed them, since they hided %JAVA_HOME%\bin in the %PATH%, because they were found first.

btw: a really tough question...
[ May 01, 2005: Message edited by: Stefan Wagner ]
I agree. Here's the link:
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