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Java virtual machine missing? [message #1089157] Sun, 18 August 2013 08:11 Go to next message
Anthony Pearce is currently offline Anthony PearceFriend
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Registered: August 2013
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I purchased a book "Learning Android" by O'Reilly that is apparently outdated, but I was led to the eclipse site. I have downloaded eclipse and uncompressed it as instructed. When trying to run eclipse for the first time, this is the message I get.

Quote:
A Java Runtime Environment (JRE) or Java Development Kit (JDK)
must be available in order to run Eclipse. No Java virtual machine
was found after searching the following locations:
C:\Apps\android-sdk-windows\adt-bundle-windows-x86_64-20130729\eclipse\jre
\bin\javaw.exe
javaw.exe in your current PATH


Can anyone help? I'm sure this is something quite simple that I'm missing.

I am running on Windows 7
Re: Java virtual machine missing? [message #1090251 is a reply to message #1089157] Mon, 19 August 2013 22:59 Go to previous message
Nitin Dahyabhai is currently offline Nitin DahyabhaiFriend
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Registered: July 2009
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I'm going to sound like a jerk, but have you read the error message?

It's possible, beyond that, that you've got a 32-bit Java installed [on a 64-bit Windows machine, 32-bit programs install under Program Files (x86)]. A 64-bit Eclipse requires a 64-bit Java. Of course, there could be some other problem, but there's not a lot of detail to go on.


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