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Sharath Kumar
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Joined: Aug 15, 2006
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i am having jdk1.5.0 and jre1.5.0. when i try to install tomcat, after selecting the destination folder it prompts me to enter the path where JVM is installed in your machine.i entered the the path where jre1.5.0 is installed. it shows JVM not found and it aborts itself.what to do?
am i setting the path properly or should i need to set differnt path for JVM.



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Sanjaya Sugiarto
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Try to point to your JDK, not JRE.
Moreover, check your system variables. JAVA_HOME which points to your JDK root folder and CATALINA_HOME which points to your tomcat root folder, should be there.


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Arun Prasath
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Joined: Aug 14, 2006
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Right Click My Computer and go to System properties then to Environmetal Variables
In that Set user Variables option Click New

It will ask two empty text box:

User Name:

Variable value:

Variable name:JAVA_HOME

Variable value :\jdk1.4(Whatever drive you installed and whatever folder name you specified).


After installing java only you should install Tomcat be sure with it

the error is related to that only
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Ilja Preuss
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Moving this to our Tomcat forum...


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