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Java Version Mismatch

Siva Arun

Joined: Feb 23, 2010
Posts: 28
I have installed JDK6 and still it shows 1.4 as the version.

I have set the following environment variables.

JAVA_HOME = "C:\Program Files\Java\jdk1.6.0_05"
JRE_HOME = "C:\Program Files\Java\jdk1.6.0_02\jre"

Could you please help?

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pawan chopra
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Joined: Jan 23, 2008
Posts: 415

There is an environment variable called "Path". You need to put path JRE path there. If you want to use java 6 then pur JRE for java 6 before java 1.4's JRE.

Pawan Chopra
Siva Arun

Joined: Feb 23, 2010
Posts: 28
It works! Thanks. Actually, Oracle installation put the jre1.4 entry in the 'Path' variable.
Campbell Ritchie

Joined: Oct 13, 2005
Posts: 46368
Oracle is notorious for doing that.
I agree. Here's the link:
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