|cant run eclipse for java developer [message #633442]
||Sun, 17 October 2010 21:12
Registered: October 2010
i have installed java 6 update 22 |
but i still get this message:
"Version 1.4.2_03 of the JVM is not suitable for this
product. Version: 1.5 or greater is required."
i type java -version in command line
i get get the version of my java is 1.4.2_06
but go into control panel, check the java version : 1.6.0_22
how can i fix it....please help me
my computer OS is XP sp3.
|Re: cant run eclipse for java developer [message #633808 is a reply to message #633611]
||Tue, 19 October 2010 09:32
| Eric Rizzo
Registered: July 2009
On 10/18/10 10:23 AM, Russell Bateman wrote:|
> On 2010.10.17 19:13, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
>> i have installed java 6 update 22 but i still get this message:
>> "Version 1.4.2_03 of the JVM is not suitable for this
>> product. Version: 1.5 or greater is required."
>> i type java -version in command line
>> i get get the version of my java is 1.4.2_06
>> but go into control panel, check the java version : 1.6.0_22
>> how can i fix it....please help me
>> my computer OS is XP sp3.
> Here's what is probably happening...
> While you've installed Java 1.6, your JAVA_HOME and/or your PATH
> variable is/are incorrectly set. They're pointing to an earlier
> installation of Java 1.4. This is why java -version is getting you an
> older JRE.
> Second, if you're installing Eclipse as appears obvious, be certain to
> download jdk1.6.0_22 NOT the more public/consumer thing called a JRE.
> You will want the JDK.
> You may or may not install the JDK on your machine and you do not have
> to install it for Eclipse--just download it someplace and point to it
> from eclipse.ini.
Also, please pay attention to the "sticky" posts at the top of this
forum group. There is one that specifically says "Can't get Eclipse to
run? READ THIS"
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