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Error opening eclipse [message #1806164] Sat, 04 May 2019 11:47 Go to next message
Naor Farag is currently offline Naor FaragFriend
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Registered: May 2019
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When I'm trying to open eclipse I'm getting this error in the image, and the eclipse won't open at all.

I figured out I could open eclipse tho if I run the jar file in eclipse/plugins folder

for some reason it would pop up the normal work-space message and eclipse would run without any error...

I'm just confused why the original eclipse launcher not working if some1
could provide quick fix.

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Re: Error opening eclipse [message #1806168 is a reply to message #1806164] Sat, 04 May 2019 16:04 Go to previous message
Ed Merks is currently offline Ed MerksFriend
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You're trying to run a 64 bit installation with a 32 bit version of Java.

If you'd used the installer it would have opened this page:

That would have helped prompt you to install 64 bit Java 8:

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