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.
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 licence
Download Windows x64
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.
It will remove the software first (it may take few minutes)
After removal or the software you will see the below screen.
Now click next
Wait while extracting Installer
Java installation is completed. Click “Close”
Step 3 Set the Environment variables(Path, JAVA_HOME)
Select “This PC” -> ”Properties” (click on the Properties)
We will see the below screen
Click on “Advanced System Settings”
Click “Advanced”->“Environment Variables”
Setting the JAVA_HOME variables
Click on “New”
Now remember there are two types of variables
- User Variables
- 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”
Now click ok
Note- JAVA_HOME is refers to the path where JDK is installed not the BIN path.
Setting the path variables
Note- path will refer the bin location
Now we are done with installation and path setup
Step 4 Check if installation and path setup is proper
Open the command prompt
Now hit enter and if we see the below screen then it is ready for java programming.
Else it will say java is unknown command
Now enjoy the java programming.