Setting JAVA_HOME di environment variable Windows

In Windows inorder to set

Step 1 : Right Click on MyComputer and click on properties .

Step 2 : Click on Advanced tab

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Step 3: Click on Environment Variables

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Step 4: Create a new class path for JAVA_HOME

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Step 5: Enter the Variable name as JAVA_HOME and the value to your jdk bin path ie c:\Programfiles\Java\jdk-1.6\bin and

NOTE Make sure u start with .; in the Value so that it doesn’t corrupt the other environment variables which is already set.

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Step 6 : Follow the Above step and edit the Path in System Variables add the following ;c:\Programfiles\Java\jdk-1.6\bin in the value column.

Step 7 :Your are done setting up your environment variables for your Java , In order to test it go to command prompt and type


who will get a list of help doc

In order make sure whether compiler is setup Type in cmd


who will get a list related to javac

Hope this Helps !


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