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    I have two programs that use Java that our Police dispatchers use... First, one will only install using 1.5.10 ...
    The other wants the latest to install.... So I load 1.5.10, install the one program, install 1.7 (the latest) and
    install the second program... Finally get everything to work.... log on as another user and nothing works.... If, I tweak
    this user and get it to work, the first one no longer works.... What am I missing??? I'm SO frustrated........

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    Normally, one would expect most JRE's to be backward compatible with programs written under older versions of Java. That is to say Java applications should run on a version of Java no older than some version X because some capability may be missing. I am not really certain how to help you but what I would do if I had this problem is remove all of my versions of Java and then install the latest one. I would then carefully follow all the instructions for whatever OS you are using. Make certain the environment variables are set correctly. For situations like Windows I would ensure that it is installed for all users.

    You can check your current version as follows. Assuming Windows OS, get a MSDOS command line prompt and type
    java -version and note the version. Try this under different user accounts.

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    What OS are you on? What privileges does each user have? Are they the same for the users involved.
    What did you do to "tweak" a user's account so it would work?
    If you don't understand my response, don't ignore it, ask a question.

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    When the first one "no longer works", do you get an error message? Post it in its entirety.
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    Get in the habit of using standard Java naming conventions!

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