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problem to open Eclipse Oxygen-Error : Could not create the Java Virtual Machine [message #1783994] Wed, 21 March 2018 10:09 Go to next message
mamad . is currently offline mamad .Friend
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Hi every body
currently i have eclipse Mars and Eclipse JUNO installed on my windows 10-x64 pc and this ides runs properly without any problem.

recently i decide to change to the eclipse Oxygen for java se development
but when i try to open Eclipse Oxygen i faced with this error :

Error : Could not create the Java Virtual Machine
Error : a fatal exception has occured. Program will exit.

Its weird because the Mars and JUNO versions runs properly but this new Oxygen version dont !!!

Why is this for ?
Thanks in advance
Re: problem to open Eclipse Oxygen-Error : Could not create the Java Virtual Machine [message #1784112 is a reply to message #1783994] Thu, 22 March 2018 15:54 Go to previous messageGo to next message
Stephan Herrmann is currently offline Stephan HerrmannFriend
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Please tell us the exact version of Java that you use to launch Eclipse.
When you say Oxygen, is that Oxygen.2?
Re: problem to open Eclipse Oxygen-Error : Could not create the Java Virtual Machine [message #1784118 is a reply to message #1784112] Thu, 22 March 2018 16:09 Go to previous message
Ed Willink is currently offline Ed WillinkFriend
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Registered: July 2009
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Hi

Java has started advancing version quite rapidly, and Eclipse is chasing them.

I suspect that you are using a too-old version of Java. I recommend moving to at least Java 8.

Regards

Ed Willink
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