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Can not open “.jar” file in windows 8

I downloadd jar application named Need for speed most wanted. Now when I double clicked on the jar file icon, it does not executed. I checked I have jre installed in my windows 8 (64 bit) machine in ...
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1answer
127 views

Why is Java 8 executed under Windows 8 even though Java 7 is pointed at by the path environment variable?

I have my path environment variable set to contain my Java 7 bin folder (C:\Program Files\Java\jdk1.7.0_55). Printing the path variable to the console indeed confirms that no other Java\bin folders ...
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0answers
748 views

Can't install Java JRE

I need to install Java on my computer for my browser to be able to use Java video players. I had Java installed until now (i often run Java based stuff like eclipse or minecraft), but my browser ...
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3answers
10k views

How can I uninstall Java 7 Update 5 when I don't have the “jre1.7.0_05-c.msi” file?

Whenever I try to update to the latest version of Java, an installation of Java 7 Update 5 is detected and then I'm asked for the file, jre1.7.0_05-c.msi, which I don't have, so then the installation ...
1
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1answer
244 views

JRE / Windows version compatibility

I'm creating an installer for a Java application for Windows. The customers wants to bundle the JRE with the installation (I know that's kind of frowned upon, but it's not up to me). If I bundle the ...
2
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1answer
112 views

JRE randomly disappears

When I start up my computer, everything works fine. However, if it runs for a while and I try to open Eclipse (which I can open fine initially), I get the "Java Runtime Environment Needed... No Java ...
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3answers
9k views

How can I set one browser to use JRE 1.5 and another to use JRE 1.6?

I think this has to be a common issue, but I haven't found any clear solution. We have several products that are accessed via a browser (IE 7) with JRE version 1.5. We now need to be able to support ...
1
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1answer
3k views

I can not start a .jar-file by double-clicking, only from command-line in Windows

I have a Java application in a .jar-file. I can start it by typing java -jar myapp.jar and the application starts, but if I double-click on the .jar-file, nothing happens. What can be wrong? How can I ...
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885 views

Is JRE installed in Windows and Linux?

Do Windows XP, Vista, Windows 7 and all Linux distributions have Java JRE installed so end-users don't have to install it to run Java applications?