Use the captcha box below to download the Java Development Kit as a .zip file that can be used to compile java programs without an installation. This package also includes the matching Java Runtime Environment for the Windows operating sytem.
Simply run jpath.bat in a cmd window to auto-set JAVA_HOME, CLASSPATH, and PATH environment variables and use the javac.exe command-line compiler.
To set the environment variables system-wide, for all windows, follow these steps:
1. Right-click My Computer, and then click Properties. 2. Click the Advanced tab. 3. Click Environment variables. 4. Click one the following options, for either a user or a system variable: * Click New to add a new variable name and value. * Click an existing variable, and then click Edit to change its name or value. * Click an existing variable, and then click Delete to remove it.
JAVA_HOME should point to the top JDK folder (ex: "e:\jdk7")
CLASSPATH should include at least a dot "." (ex: ".;e:\jdk7\jre\lib\ext")
PATH should include the bin directories at the begining (ex: "e:\jdk7\bin;e:\jdk7\jre\bin;c:\other\paths"...where
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