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    Question Java + Windows 7

    I have installed Java onto the computer running windows 7.

    In advanced > System Settings > Environment Variables > PATH

    This is what I have added:

    C:\Program Files (x86)\Java\jre6\bin
    In ClassPath I have added the same thing.

    In CMD, I cannot seem to compile anything. I get the error: 'javac' is not recognized as an internal or external command, operable program or batch file.

    Please can someone tell me how to fix this so I can compile java files?

    Also, I accidentally deleted what was already inside ClassPath and Path, I'd appreciate if someone could tell me what were the default values! To enter a new path do I separate it with a semi-colon?

    Thank you.

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    Quote Originally Posted by makeawish View Post
    In ClassPath I have added the same thing.
    That is definitely incorrect. For now don't define an environment variable 'classpath'. Set your 'path' variable to the directory where your javac.exe file etc. are stored. I don't know what was in your path variable before so I can't help you there.

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