This week's book giveaway is in the OCPJP forum. We're giving away four copies of OCA/OCP Java SE 7 Programmer I & II Study Guide and have Kathy Sierra & Bert Bates on-line! See this thread for details.
I have searched the knowledgebase as there seems to be quite a number of questions relating to class not found exceptions. Unfortunately I do not seem to find or with a similar root cause to mine. Hence I am logging this.