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I have installed JDK 1.6 on my machine, but I have got the error while starting Irepor that says, "jdk 5 or newer cannot be found on your machine". I have also upgraded the version, and set JAVA_HOME and PATH variables to try to resolve the error. Would someone kindly let me know what I'm missing to get my JDK installed?

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Operating system? –  Makoto Dec 8 '12 at 21:23
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also what program generates the message "JDK 5.0 or newer could not be found on machine" ? –  David Soroko Dec 8 '12 at 21:25
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In your development environment (Eclipse, et cetera) or what? –  Zéychin Dec 8 '12 at 21:25
    
I am using windows 7.. –  Ruba Mushtaq Dec 8 '12 at 21:26
    
I was trying to start Ireport though I have set the directory of Java home in conf file. –  Ruba Mushtaq Dec 8 '12 at 21:28

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on command prompt type

echo %JAVA_HOME%

does it gives the correct name of the directory where JDK is installed?

Which application is giving you this error? Is is iReport mentioned in your last post?

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The command gives me the correct path of JDK. I need to have jdk to run Ireport. –  Ruba Mushtaq Dec 9 '12 at 0:49

I am thankful to all of you trying to help me to resolve the error by different suggestions. Anyhow,I have solved the issue ,and I would like to share the thing that I have done.

  1. As I said before the error was showing when I started Ireport, and the reason was: To start Ireport I needed to install jdk 32 bit version instead of 64 bit version. Though I have 64 bit operating system,but to initialize Ireport jdk 32 bit version was necessary.

  2. I also set the environmental variables which were either not present and were not set in the system. 2.1 Path = C:\Program Files\Java\jdk1.7\bin 2.2 ClassPath = C:\Program Files\Java\jdk1.7\lib (Used to find Java classes) 2.3 Java_home = C:\Program Files\Java\jdk1.7\bin

and I have verified that the commands java -version and javac -version is running fine by installing jdk 64 bit version for 64 bit OS. I hope the answer would be helpful for the community.

Regards, Ruba Mushtaq

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