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Do I need to reinstall Java?

Janeice DelVecchio
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Apparently, something is pretty messed up. I'm getting the following message, that I have never seen before, and I'm getting it on known-good and new applications. Is there a fix for this, or do I have to reinstall?



Here's the code... I made it because I was getting this error on something else that WAS working before.


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Dinah Gans
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Joined: Feb 15, 2010
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Was there a change to your environmental variables? That's one idea.

Are you trying to save to a flash drive? I was having similar error messages using a flash drive where it wouldn't compile after I edited a .java file on my school computer.

I was able to fix it without reinstalling, I believe I just copied it to the C: drive, compiled, and copied back to my flash drive.

Hope this helps or if not someone else can help.


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Janeice DelVecchio
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Dinah Gans wrote:Was there a change to your environmental variables? That's one idea.


You know I checked and there was nothing changed, I ran a Java update and rebooted and it worked fine.

Weird.

Thanks!
Henry Wong
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Having a classpath set incorrectly can cause this issue too.

Henry


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