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Not able to run java

Samarth Gupta
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Joined: Jul 12, 2006
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i am trying to run javac on XP but unable to do it I have set the path and classpath variables but still its not running. Can someone help me out plz.
Jesus Angeles
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Joined: Feb 26, 2005
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What is the error message?
Keith Lynn
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Joined: Feb 07, 2005
Posts: 2367
Could you be more specific?

Are you getting "javac is not a recognized program" or something like that, or are you geting a NoClassDefFoundError?
Samarth Gupta
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Joined: Jul 12, 2006
Posts: 4
javac is not a recognized as an internal or external command, operable or batch file . I have set the path as C:\Program Files\java\jre1.5.0_06\bin; and classpath also.
Keith Lynn
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The JRE does not contain javac. You need to download the JDK.
Samarth Gupta
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Joined: Jul 12, 2006
Posts: 4
shld i need to install it again? shld i download it from sun.com
Keith Lynn
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Well if you only have the JRE, you won't be able to compile programs. You need to download the JDK. You can find the latest version at java.sun.com
 
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