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stansalone executable

sriram balakrishnan

Joined: Mar 07, 2007
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can we have a single standalone executable for a java application and it shouls start the application without having jre or jdk installed in the machine?
Jesper de Jong
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You cannot run a Java program without a JRE or JDK on the computer. That's like trying to drive a car without an engine in it...

You could use something like IzPack to install your Java application. The IzPack installer will install a JRE if the user doesn't have a JRE on his or her computer.

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