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How do I install Java on Windows Vista?

How do I install Java on Windows Vista?

Install compatible version(s) of Java

  1. Click on the WebCT browser tune up link.
  2. Click on the Plug-ins link in the Browser Information Window.
  3. Scroll to the bottom of the Plug-Ins page until you locate the Java link button.
  4. On the Sun website, to download Java:
  5. A Dialog box will open prompting you to Run – Save – Cancel.

How do I enable 64-bit Java?

In the menu, click Settings > Active Profile. Click the Java icon and then the Advanced tab. Select 32-bit Java (default) or 64-bit Java.

How can I tell if Java is 64-bit?


  1. Go to the command prompt.
  2. Type “java -version” and press enter.
  3. If you are running Java 64-bit the output should include “64-Bit”

What Java do I have?

The Java version can be found in the Java Control Panel. Under the General tab in the Java Control Panel, the version is available through the About section. A dialog appears (after clicking About) showing the Java version.

How do you find if JVM is 32 bit or 64 bit from Java program?

How to check if JVM is 32 or 64 bit in host

  1. By using System property sun. arch.
  2. By using System. getProperty(“os.
  3. java -d64 -version. This is another way of finding whether installed JRE or JVM is 64 bit or not but unfortunately, it.
  4. java -version.

What is x64 installer?

On 64-bit operating systems, Windows Installer installs and manages applications consisting of 32-bit or 64-bit Windows Installer components. The following sections describe Windows Installer on 64-bit systems. About Windows Installer on 64-Bit Operating Systems. Using 64-Bit Windows Installer Packages.

How do I download JDK 1.8 for free?

Sign in using your Oracle account (or create a new one) and the download should start. Once the download is complete, locate the jdk-8u172-windows-x64.exe file and double-click to run the installer. Click Next and on the following screen optionally change the installation location by clicking on the Change… button.

Which version of Java should I use?

Java 8+
In 2022, the majority of applications are using Java 8+. This leaves 3 versions offering LTS (8, 11, and now 17). Update (February 15, 2021): Java 11 remains most recent version featuring long term support (LTS) while Java 15 offers promising new features.