Install Java Development Kit (JDK) on Windows

How do I Install Java Development Kit (JDK) on Windows 7/8 / XP as well as set the path java program? Apparently there are many who still do not know how to install java in windows. For that I present to make a special article to install java tutorial guide.

Java Software Development Kit (SDK Java or JDK) is an application created by Sun Microsystems to create and modify Java programs. This is the place to start if you want to start developing applications with the Java programming language.

Before we do the installation of java, you need to prepare what is needed to install java on your laptop, which is most needed is a java installer file you should download in advance via the official website of oracle.

Tutorial To Install Install Java Development Kit (JDK) on Windows

1. Download the Java JDK Latest Version

Please download the latest version of the Java JDK by visiting the following link, then choose the Java Platform (JDK) for the latest version of today is Java Platform (JDK) 8u31.

2. Double-click on the installation file you've downloaded and will open a dialogue installer java.

3. Click Next, then read and accept the license.

4. On the next screen you will see the java jdk installation process is running and look at the status of the installation are doing extracting installer. Wait until this process completed.

5. Upon completion of java will bring notice that Java SE Development Kit Successfully installed. Click on the Close button to finish.

Up here the install java in windows had been successful, but there are steps you should do, which set the path java to run on laptop or your computer.

Setting the Path to run Java programs on Windows
After the install java is complete, run the Command Prompt (CMD) windows to check whether the java program has been running on your windows. Click Start> type 'cmd' then enter.

after cmd screen is already open with a black background color, type 'javac' then enter. and if the result is as shown below, which displays the error message "javac 'is not Recognized as an internal or external command, operable program or batch file" it means that the status of java on windows you are still not known, you should set the path so that java can identification correctly. Continue to the next step.

1. To set the JDK java path, click Start> right click My Computer> select Properties.

2. Select "Advanced System Settings".

3. Click on the "Environment Variables".

4. Next, another window will open with a lot of words and letters are confusing. Double-click on the variable "Path" on one of the selection box.

5. Once the variable is opened, a text box will appear in another window. Be careful not to delete anything in this box. At the end of the Variable value text box, add the following text:

    C: \ Program Files \ Java \ jdk1.8.0 \ bin;

This is assuming you do not change the file path installation. When finished Click "Apply" and "OK" for all of the newly opened window.

Open a command prompt again, to see if the command "javac" has been working on your windows. and if the result is as shown below means that java has been working on your laptop.

Congratulations! You've taken your first step to start the Java programming. Hopefully this article can be useful for you who are still confused how to java can run on your Windows computer. See you in the next tutorial. Regards...


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