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install jdk vista problem

kieran pattni
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Joined: Jan 19, 2004
Posts: 47
hi..having problem installing jdk in windows vista..yes i have been site and instructions but still not happening..yes i have try adding at end path...


.;C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.6.0_05\lib\ext\


%SystemRoot%\system32;%SystemRoot%;%SystemRoot%\System32\Wbem;C:\Program Files\ATI Technologies\ATI.ACE\Core-Static;C:\Program Files\Common Files\Roxio Shared\DLLShared\;C:\Program Files\Common Files\Roxio Shared\DLLShared\;C:\Program Files\Common Files\Roxio Shared\9.0\DLLShared\;C:\Program Files\QuickTime\QTSystem\C:\Program Files\Java\jdk1.6.0_04\bin

when i type javac at command prompt.. i get 'javac' not recognized internal or external ...etc..

Ernest Friedman-Hill
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Joined: Jul 08, 2003
Posts: 24187

Note that PATH entries are separated by a semicolon (";"). You didn't put one before your new entry at the end of the PATH.

Note, also, that after changing the PATH, you'll need to close your console window and open a new one to get the benefit of the changes.

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kieran pattni
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Joined: Jan 19, 2004
Posts: 47
thank you very much it one problem sorted now have another ..i cant save java file in bin directory..i get 'You dont have permission to save in this location contact the adminstrator to obtain permission'..
Ernest Friedman-Hill
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Joined: Jul 08, 2003
Posts: 24187

Well, don't save files there, anyway -- it's a very bad practice. Create your own directory somewhere else to store your work!
sarunya jaturonrusami

Joined: Nov 06, 2008
Posts: 1
I also have a problem about running this program
the error is same as the previous one

I have added some already
Does it has any mistake which leads it to the unrecognised program

.;D:\myjava; C:j2sdk1.4.2_18\lib\tools.jar; C:j2sdk1.4.2_18\lib\dt.jar; C:j2sdk1.4.2_18\bin

%SystemRoot%\system32;%SystemRoot%;%SystemRoot%\System32\Wbem;C:\Program Files\Intel\DMIX;C:\Program Files\ATI Technologies\ATI.ACE\Core-Static;C:j2sdk1.4.2_18\bin


Do i need to add any other thing if my computer is also vista?

Could you plese help me?

rakesh sugirtharaj
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Joined: Dec 16, 2007
Posts: 151
I hope you mean
Else try this,
Lets say java is installed in your system in a location,say java_home. So go to java_home/bin and type javac. If it works there then add that path to system path.

Campbell Ritchie

Joined: Oct 13, 2005
Posts: 39845
Well done noticing that tiny error, "RSR."

And welcome to JavaRanch, sarunya jaturonrusami
I agree. Here's the link:
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