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no javac.exe

 
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why does the version of java i have installed doesnt have javac.exe
what can i do about it?
 
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Hi Maribeth,

Welcome to the Ranch!

Which version of Java have you installed, and did you install the JRE (Java Runtime Environment), or the JDK (Java Development Kit)?

The JRE only includes the software needed to execute (run) Java applications. To compile Java source code into a runnable program using javac, you need to have the Java Development Kit (JDK) installed. Just Google "jdk java 8" and you'll find the link right away.
 
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as i have check my java folder it only have jre folder in it. so i think i have to installed the jdk as well.
thanks..
 
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