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setting up path for newly downloaded IDE

Jim Standish
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Joined: Feb 24, 2006
Posts: 5
I've just downloaded JCreator LE to my new laptop, and I don't know how to set up the path. I have a note that says to go to My Computer, View System Information, Advanced, Environment Variables, and Path. Then I am supposed to type the path to the JDK at the end, but I don't know how to do this. This is what comes up when I hit the Path edit button:

%SystemRoot%\system32;%SystemRoot%;%SystemRoot%\System32\Wbem

Any ideas?
Regards - JS
Oscar Gonzalez
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Joined: Mar 28, 2006
Posts: 63
You should add a ";" and the end of the existing path value and then locate your bin folder in your Java installed version Example:"C:\Program Files\Java\jdk1.5.0_04\bin".

and that's it.
vignesh hariharan
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Joined: Jun 23, 2005
Posts: 77
set the path in the user defined environmental variables. do not use the system environmental variables.

and basically for jcreator if u install the software itself it will automatically set the required path.

for java u need to set it like this

path = set path=c:\jdk1.4.2\bin;. (you have to put that ";" and "." explicitly)


Regards,
vignesh
 
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