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Eclipse not getting started

Cathy David

Joined: Mar 13, 2008
Posts: 4
Hi ,
The IDE am using in my laptop is ECLIPSE. I scanned my D drive and found virus in the folder where IDE was placed. After healing the virus and formatting the C drive. I tried to open the Eclipse by clicking the eclipse icon it is not at all getting opened. I donno why it is not getting opened. I removed the eclipse and reinstalled the eclipse but still it is not getting opened. I cant find the problem.
Now I installed only jdk 1.2. can anyone state the problem and provide me solution to use the IDE.
Thanks in Advance.
Jesper de Jong
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You need something newer than JDK 1.2 for Eclipse to work. For the current version of Eclipse, I think you need at least Java 1.4. So, first install Java 1.4 or newer, and then try again to start Eclipse.

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Cathy David

Joined: Mar 13, 2008
Posts: 4
Thank you for the reply. Will install jdk 1.4 or above and try it.
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