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I try typing javac into windows cmd windows 7 home, and it doesnt work. I have already updated a PATH file, and even created a new user path called PATH with the bin files location there. How do I get it working?

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What does where javac yield? And have you restarted the cmd session after changing the environment variables? – Joey Nov 12 '12 at 21:52
i restarted cmd and do i type where javac into cmd? – Jeff Bright Nov 12 '12 at 21:57
it says javac location not found – Jeff Bright Nov 12 '12 at 21:58
Have you run the command prompt as admin? In the start menu, Right click the icon, and select run as administrator. What is the output of echo %PATH% – Frank Thomas Nov 12 '12 at 21:58
echo path equals C:\Program Files\Java\jdk1.6.0_37\bin – Jeff Bright Nov 12 '12 at 21:59

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