how to install Java / Jdk on windows

Step for How to install java jdk on windows 7, 8

  1. Download Java exe file

  2. You can download Java.exe file from Java Official Site. This version for Windows 7, Windows 8 Desktop, Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2008. You can see following window in browser.

    How to install java jdk on windows - java Offical site - steptoinstall

    Then Click on “Agree and Start Free Download” button and get .exe file

  3. Start Installation

  4. After saved your java exe file, double click and install java on Your System.

    How to install Java on windows - start install - steptoinstall

    Now a pop-up shows Installing java on your system like below

    How to install java jdk on windows 7, 8 -  while installing - steptoinstall

    After completion it will show like the below

    How to install java jdk on windows 7, 8 -  after install - steptoinstall

  5. Configuration Java

  6. Now you have to do some Configuration for Java. Just goto Panel > System and Security > System > Click on Advanced System Settings. You can see following window.
    How to install Java on windows - java config - steptoinstall

    Click on Environment variables and window appears. In that you can see user variables for PC Section . In that click on new , a pop up appears asking for variable name and variable value,
    How to install Java on windows - set variable name - steptoinstall

  7. Set Variable Name and Value:

  8. Give Variable name as: JAVA_HOME

    Variable value as: C:\Program Files\Java\jdk1.6.0_14

    Here jdk1.6.0_14 is your file name. It’s depended upon your Java/Jdk Version. After this click ‘OK’.

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  9. Set Jdk Path Name

  10. In Same window, click “New” for one more time to fix Jdk Path. Here,
    Give Variable name as: PATH

    Variable value as: C:\Program Files\Java\jdk1.6.0_14\bin

  11. Ensure Java / Jdk Installation

  12. To Ensure your java installation in your system, Just open command prompt and type java. You can see now, the below screen with lot of commands without warning and error.
    How to install Java on windows - ensure install java - steptoinstall

    Now you installed Java in your System.

    If you have doubt about “Install Java Jdk on Windows” just ask me via comments. Otherwise say your wishes.

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9 Responses

  1. Ebony says:

    Wow, amazing blog. And Merry Christmas!

  2. Marce says:

    Hi guys, on path variable we should use our java home variables as follows “;%JAVA_HOME%\bin”, instead of writing the whole path again :), hope this helps.

    • Sai Kiran says:

      yeah.. you can do that way also.. i don’t want to confuse user’s more by raising question.

      your solution is just replacement.
      thanks keep support coming and visit for more

  3. steve says:

    Hi. pse help me i want to find the folder (development) after installing the java/jdk but i have failed to see it

  4. MIKE says:

    Thanks for the instructions on the proper path and java_home setup. I was fumbling around and guessing, but your info ended that.

  5. Amitesh Rai says:

    How to deal with the PATH variable if you are having multiple JDK’s installed ?

  6. Varsha says:

    Its really very helpful for the beginners thank u so much!

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