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More Trouble in Java Paradise

OK, after spending the last two weeks struggling to get the JDK to work on the NT side, I'm now fighting the Windows '95 side.

I've pretty much done everything I should do, setting the PATH and the CLASSPATH to point to my Java directory.  Despite this, I keep getting the error message "can't read HelloWorld.java."  I found a thread named "can't compile" here at the Expert's Exchange, and I'm going to try some of those tips, but the thread gets a bit convoluted at the end, so I'd appreciate someone picking it up again.  

I've also noticed when I type DIR to check to see if my file is, indeed, where it should be, that the file name is returned with the 8 character name, but then the full character name is "HelloWorld.java.txt."  Is the appendage of this final ".txt" causing the problem?  I'm assuming this happens b/c of the association of the file with Notepad.  Is there some way to kill this association?

Thanks!

Raydot.
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vmanochaCommented:
"HelloWorld.java.txt."  - this surely won't compile. And, yesthis is the problem with notepad that it appends a .txt afterthe name that you provide. One of the ways that I get around thisproblem is by providing the name in quotes. For eg. if I wereto save a file with name - HelloWorld.java, in the filesave/saveas dialog, i would give the name as "HelloWorld.java" (including the quotes). This ensures that notepad doesn't add the .txt extension.
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RaydotAuthor Commented:
You forgot to mention that the file had to be saved as type "All files," but other than that, you were right on the money.  I was up and running in no time.  Also, I'd like to point out for future readers that this only works with Notepad, and not Wordpad.

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