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Path problem?

zira ramli

Joined: Feb 24, 2013
Posts: 2

I have set in environment variable as :
C:\Perl\site\bin;C:\Perl\bin;c:\Program Files (x86)\Intel\iCLS Client\;c:\Program Files\Intel\iCLS Client\;%SystemRoot%\system32;%SystemRoot%;%SystemRoot%\System32\Wbem;%SYSTEMROOT%\System32\WindowsPowerShell\v1.0\;C:\Program Files\Intel\Intel(R) Management Engine Components\DAL;C:\Program Files\Intel\Intel(R) Management Engine Components\IPT;C:\Program Files (x86)\Intel\Intel(R) Management Engine Components\DAL;C:\Program Files (x86)\Intel\Intel(R) Management Engine Components\IPT;c:\Program Files (x86)\Hewlett-Packard\HP ProtectTools Security Manager\Bin\;C:\strawberry\c\bin;C:\strawberry\perl\site\bin;%JAVA_HOME%\bin

but, when i tried compile my java the error (attached) still come out. please help.

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Campbell Ritchie

Joined: Oct 13, 2005
Posts: 43350
Which environment variable is that? Why does it have so many components in? Does %JAVA_HOME% and with \?
Rajdeep Biswas
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Joined: Mar 26, 2012
Posts: 187

javac.exe file could not be located so there is a flaw in the path or your Java installation directory, if at all.
Whats does echo %JAVA_HOME% prints?
And when you type javac alone and hit enter, do all the command options come up on your console.

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Campbell Ritchie

Joined: Oct 13, 2005
Posts: 43350
Sorry for the spelling error; I meant to say does %JAVA_HOME% end with \?
Please post the text of the whole of your PATH.
upendra karki

Joined: Sep 28, 2013
Posts: 1
after checking echo %JAVA_HOME%
i get a message %JAVA_HOME%
what should i do next?
fred rosenberger
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Joined: Oct 02, 2003
Posts: 11814

Do you have a JDK installed? if so, go into it and fine where the "javac.exe" file is. from that directory, try running it to make sure it works.

If not, try re-installing. If so, make sure that that path is in your PATH directory.

You do not actually need a JAVA_HOME variable, which it looks like you don't.

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Jesper de Jong
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Joined: Aug 16, 2005
Posts: 14915

In your screenshot, I see the following command:

cd /d ô"C:\MetoceanStation\web"?

Why is there a ô and a ? in that command? That does not look correct.

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Doug Slavens

Joined: Sep 10, 2013
Posts: 11
Agree with Campbell above - more information would be helpful. If you type the command:

java -version

and see output like

java version "1.7.0_40"
Java(TM) SE Runtime Environment (build 1.7.0_40-b43)
Java HotSpot(TM) Client VM (build 24.0-b56, mixed mode, sharing)

the java install is probably correct.

Can you also type the command set and post that output to see your environment?
It is sorta covered in the JavaRanch Style Guide.
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