Core Java





How to install core java on windows 8(64 bit) ?

Just follow the bellow 4 steps to install the JDK 1.7 and configure the path.

Step 1   Download the JDK 1.7.

Step 2 Install the JDK 1.7.

Step  3  Set the Environment variables(Path, JAVA_HOME).

Step 4 Check if installation and path setup is proper.

 

Step 1   Download the JDK 1.7

 

Download JDK 1.7 64 bit, from  Oracle Technology Network> Java> Java SE >Downloads.

Link http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/java/javase/downloads/jdk7-downloads-1880260.html

If do not found the JDK 1.7 then open google and type “download jdk 1.7 64 bit” and find the appropriate link.

accept the licencee
accept the licencee

Accept the licence

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Jdk 1.7 for windows 64 bit

 

Download Windows x64

Downloading the jdk
Downloading the jdk

 

Step 2 Install the JDK 1.7

Double click on the jdk-7u71-windows-x64.exe file

If already jdk is installed in you system it  will show the below warning.

installation warning
installation warning

Click Yes

Removing the old software
Removing the old software

It will remove the software first (it may take few minutes)

After removal or the software you will see the below screen.

Java SE Development Kit
Java SE Development Kit

Now click next

Select JDK installation path
Select JDK installation path

 

Click Next

Extracting Files
Extracting Files

Wait while extracting Installer

 

Installation Completed
Installation Completed

Java installation is completed.  Click “Close”

Step  3  Set the Environment variables(Path, JAVA_HOME)

 

System properties
System properties

 

Select  “This PC” -> ”Properties” (click on the Properties)

We will see the below screen

advanced System properties
advanced System properties

Click on “Advanced System Settings”

Environment Varibles
Environment Variables

 

Click  “Advanced”->“Environment Variables”

 

new system variables
new system variables

Setting the JAVA_HOME variables

Click on “New”

Now remember there are  two types of variables

  1. User Variables
  2. System Variables

We will set the path and JAVA_HOME under any one category not in both

So I am going to set the variable under “System Variables”

JAVA_HOME environment varible
JAVA_HOME environment varible

Now click ok

Note- JAVA_HOME is refers to the path where JDK is installed not the BIN path.

JAVA_HOME setup done
JAVA_HOME setup done

Setting the path variables

path environment variable
path environment variable

Note- path will refer the bin location

path variable setup done
path variable setup done

Now we are done with installation and path setup

Step 4 Check if installation and path setup is proper

Open the command prompt

Type “java”

command prompt
command prompt

Now hit enter and if we see the below screen then it is ready for java programming.

java command executed
java command executed

Else it will say java is unknown command

Now enjoy the java programming.

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