The Java Runtime Environment, comprising of the Java Virtual Machine and standard Java APIs.

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Alternatives to Oracle JRE

I would like to uninstall as many Oracle products from my computer as possible because I don't like that company. However, I require Java for some of my applications, e.g. Eclipse. What alternatives ...
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How to uninstall Java SE from the command line

Oracle states that the Java SE installer is built using MSI, but the help page, rather unhelpfully doesn't list uninstall options. I need to do a command line uninstall, and I can't figure out or ...
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Allowing unsigned Java applications on all sites

Java stopped running unsigned applications one day. Your security settings have blocked an untrusted application from running. The documentation states that I can add a site to an exception ...
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Is it safe to delete Java folders from C:\Users\(Username)\AppData\LocalLow\Sun\Java

I am using a Windows 7 64-bit PC. I have many folders in C:\Users\(Username)\AppData\LocalLow\Sun\Java with names of older Java versions like: jdk1.7.0_21_x64 jre1.7.0_45 jre1.7.0_25 These folders ...
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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 ...
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Java not detected by browser

I have java installed on my computer, but none of my browsers seem to detect it a and I'm not able to run any applets. (Trivial, as it may seem) I've wasted a lot of time googling and trying to ...
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Where is java jre path specified in Windows 7?

I have java installed including jre 6 and 7 on Windows 7 64-bit. When I type java -version at the command line I get: C:\>java -version java version "1.6.0_22" Java(TM) SE Runtime Environment ...
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How do I run a program in Ubuntu using Wine that requires JRE?

I have an application that requires JRE to run on Windows. I have now migrated to Ubuntu and am trying to run the same application using WINE. However I get the error: "No Java Found". Any ideas how ...
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Run unsigned Java applets

Basiclly the same question as Allowing unsigned Java applications on all sites, but for Java 8, where I get the pleasure of seeing this screen: Unsurprisingly, this breaks things for me. Is there ...
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How to give Java run time more heap space?

I am running PMD v4.2.5 on Windows 7 and it is running out of memory with the following error: Exception in thread "Thread-4" java.lang.OutOfMemoryError: Java heap space How can I configure the JRE ...
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Cannot install Java JRE on Windows XP workstation (possibly due to previous failed uninstall)

My Windows XP workstation at the office had several old versions of the Java JDK and JRE installed on it. I decided to install the newest Java JDK and uninstall the older JDKs and JREs. This resulted ...
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How to downgrade JRE's version in Ubuntu?

Currently I am having JRE 1.6.0_20. How do I downgrade it to JRE 1.6.0_17? How can I downgrade? I'm using Ubuntu 10.04 LTS.
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Disassociate file with cmd.exe

I recently chose cmd.exe as a default program for .jar files with instant regret. How do I associate this back again with javaw.exe in the JRE? The default program check box is disabled, so selecting ...
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Unable To Successfully Use Java Anywhere (Windows 7 64bit)

This is a bit of an odd issue: (This is with JRE 7u7 32bit.) New Lenovo W530 laptop, everything is shiny. I tried to use a java applet for the first time recently (in Chrome). I got the Java logo and ...
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Why is a desktop Java app using an old JRE?

In trying to comply with IT policy I've (I thought) removed all old versions of Java JREs and JDKs from OSX. java -version returns 1.7.0_51 and the Java Control Panel in System Settings also reports ...
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Java Install Error 1723

I was working on a program in Eclipse. I went to run it, and ran into some 'unknown source' errors, so I tried to reinstall my java and ran into some annoying errors. First thing I ran into was an ...
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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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“Java returned exit code=13” when starting Eclipse

I have some problems starting Eclipse. When I try to start it, this error window appears: Does anyone have any idea of how to fix this? I am using Windows 7.
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Application prompts me to install JRE higher than 1.4, but I have 1.7 installed

There is a JRE 1.7 on my Windows XP machine. The java -version command says that I have 1.7.0_02. By launching an .exe file, I want to install an internet banking software that uses Java, but it ...
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64 Bit Windows 8.1 Failure to reinstall Java JDK and JRE

Attempting to update to jre-7u67 from 65 did not appear to work. On reattempting, installation failed with a “Access is denied” message. JDK was still there but I followed recommendations to remove ...
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MATLAB is not working because of Java

I use Windows 7 x64. I have installed MATLAB 2010a to my computer. After running only the splash screen shows up for a while then program quits. I have found an error log and the first lines of the ...
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Small linux distro that to run in a VM and which has JRE

I'm looking for smallest linux distro with a GUI that natively runs JRE. DSL doesn't have JRE and I don't really want to spend 15 hours trying to figure out how to install it. I'm looking for ...
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Java 7 update 25 applet error: “Error. Click for details”

I'm unable to get any applets to work in any browser. I am 99% sure that this error happened after updating Java 7 runtime to update 25 (on OSX Mountain Lion). Some more detail on my problem: this ...
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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 ...
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I can not start Eclipse anymore

Today, I can not start Eclipse anymore. It worked fine yesterday, then I got a few Windows Updates before turning off the computer. And I also updated to the latest Java RE 1.6_u20 yesterday, but ...
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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?
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can I set an older version of java as a default for certain programs?

I have java 1.6 and 1.7 installed on my computer. I want to use 1.7 for everything except a single webapp that doesn't run on 1.7 well. Can I get some help? EDIT: On windows but I need a fix for ...
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Fix java version mismatch in windows

I have the 64bit version of the jdk installed on windows 7. I installed the 32 bit version of the jre as websites complained that I didn't have the java plugin. I tried in vain to get firefox to ...
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How to install java plugin for firefox in Fedora 17 or 18

I am running Fedora 17 64 Bit, I already installed firefox with the yum install firefox, and my firefox version is 22.0 I am trying to install the java plugin for firefox. But the instructions on ...
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Cannot remove or replace the JRE

About a month ago I attempted to remove a vulnerable version of the Java Runtime Environment (JRE). Unfortunately, I didn't know there was another user logged in at the time. This caused the ...
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Should JRE 7 be kept in Program Files (x86) or Program Files in Windows 7 (64-bit)?

I have updated JRE to version 7 update 4 and JDK to version 7u4. I have two Java folders, one in Program Files another on Program Files (x86). JRE was automatically downloaded to Program Files (x86) ...
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How to install SmartSVN in Ubuntu 10.04 (Lucid Lynx)? JRE installation is suspected

I followed the instructions in How To: Install/Setup SmartSVN in Ubuntu. I followed everything and it didn't start. I also tried to update my JRE: sudo apt-get install sun-java6-jre sun-java6-plugin ...
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Changing default Java Runtime Environment from 1.8 to 1.7

I'm currently trying to change the default JRE on my computer from 8 to 7. I was attempting to fix a glitch involving the game Minecraft by updating to the JRE8 beta build, but it seems like that ...
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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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Switching JRE version

I have JDK 1.8.0_05 64 bit, 1.6.0_45 64 bit and 1.6.0_39 32 bit versions installed on a same machine. I am using this machine for Android app development and it was working fine with Native Android ...
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Java error with kodak app

I've run out of options with the kodak development guys, so I am hoping that someone here will have an answer. We runs kodak asset management system and some machines, get this error when trying to ...
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Wrong OEM while trying to use FlashTool. (Android Rooting)

I am trying to follow this link to install FlashTool so that I can root my Micromax Canavas HD. My Dev Enviornment is Ubuntu 12.04 LTE 64 bit with support libs for 32 architecture. I as well changed ...
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MATLAB not loading- java NoClassDefFoundError

The installation itself was giving an error: java.util.concurrent.ExecutionException: java.lang.RuntimeException: data starting at 0 is in unknown format but when I deselected Aeromodeling toolbox ...
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Upgrade to java 1.7 in eclipse on mac

I'm sort of a beginner with eclipse but I want to update the libraries or build path or whatever to java 1.7 from java 1.6 and I can't figure it out. I'm a computer science student at the university ...
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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 ...
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Eclipse says “Access Denied” when running javaw and how to fix it?

I'm trying to get Eclipse to compile and run a HelloWorld class but it can't even do that. I have installed Eclipse x86 SDK 4.2.0 together bit with the latest JRE and JDK both in 64 bit as well. I ...
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What Version Of JAVA JRE do I have?

(System here is Windows 7) I have received this sentence in an E-Mail from higher powers... Make sure that your system has JAVA JRE 1.6 Update 7 No clue, so I looked around and found THIS PAGE on ...
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Is there a virtualization solution for OSX Lion that doesn't require JRE?

I'm trying to verify if I can get along with using OSX Lion without JRE and the possibility to run virtual machines would be the last mile. VirtualBox is Java based so that's out of the question. Does ...
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Installing Java on Debian

I need to get Java working for an online class, but I'm not having any luck. I've installed the package sun-java6-jre successfully, but Java still does not load in browser. The Oracle instructions ...
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Java Installation in Windows 7

I installed java from Oracle website (here.) the last one Windows x64, but when I try to set the path there is no JDK folder inside the installation folder. There is jre folder there but it doesn't ...
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Unknown Java error: Warning: Unable to load Java Runtime Environment

I am getting the following error dialogue when I want to run a program. The program has previously worked and it is giving this error all of a sudden: Warning: Unable to load Java Runtime ...
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Chrome doesn't recognize that I already have Java installed

I've installed the latest JDK which also installs the JRE (1.8.0.25) The paths all seem to be set fine and Eclipse runs just fine. But my browsers do not recognize that Java is installed and want me ...
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Can not open “.jar” file in windows 8

I downloaded a jar application named Need for speed most wanted. I double clicked on the jar file icon, however it did not execute. I checked I have jre installed in my windows 8 (64 bit) machine in ...
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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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How is it possible to install JRE on Ubuntu 11.04?

I have searched widely for an answer to this, but I couldn't find anything that would work. I currently have JRE version 1.6.0_26 (which I suspect is 6u26) however I want to upgrade it to the latest ...