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Friday, February 11, 2011

Error Setting Java Environment Variables

Problem:
Not exactly SharePoint, but the issue is when setting the %JAVA_HOME% environment variable, Java installs to the Program Files directory by default. The space in the path seems to stop the variable from being read. You get an error.
Solution:
Change Program Files to Progra~1, so the path now looks like this:
C:\Progra~1\Java\jdk1.6.0_23\bin\;
You can type %JAVA_HOME%\bin\javac to test. Output should look like this:
Usage: javac <options> <source files>
where possible options include:
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