First make sure the downloaded and expanded JRE/JDK is in a directory that
can be found at boot time. IE: "C:\java\....."

Then make sure to add the JAVA_HOME and/or JRE_HOME environment variables
Then make sure to alter the PATH environment variable to include the java


Now the "java -version" will work.

Jim Oberholtzer
Agile Technology Architects

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On 12/11/2018 10:38 AM, Jim Oberholtzer wrote:
I get that there is no windows installation script for this so you
have to set the path to the jre.

I'm pretty sure that if you put the jre directory in the directory you have
ACS in, the native launcher programs will use that JRE automatically.

If I CD into the .bin directory where the java.exe lives and run "java
-version" it just hangs.

Any thoughts on that

Antivirus software, maybe? Maybe windows is asking if it's OK to run the


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