noClassDef Found Error... help!!!

Hi all,
I have a piece of code which does a simple console print.. however, i get a noClassDefFound error... kindly advice...

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eturfclubAsked:
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CEHJCommented:
Try

java -classpath . YourClass
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CEHJCommented:
set classpath=.
javac why.java
java why
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petmagdyCommented:
do this:

comandprompt:/> javac why.java
comandprompt:/> java -cp . why
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petmagdyCommented:
Sorry CEHJ just 2 seconds difference
CEHJ,  just tell me the time u suppose to be in Bed according to GMT time zone
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CEHJCommented:
Oh i never sleep - i might miss something ;-)
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petmagdyCommented:
you can sleep as much as u can without missing any points, just build an artifical intellegence knowledge base , and then develop a java robot, that pool the queston search the KB and submit the answer, my myself r considering to  develop this and try it after 2 years
;-)
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eturfclubAuthor Commented:
any idea what the prob might be with my command prompt?

using the java would nt do any good.
but using the java -cp . why worked

thankx again
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petmagdyCommented:
think u missed to compile it, or the .class file was not in the same directory
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CEHJCommented:
>>but using the java -cp . why worked

Well of course the answer i already gave would work as well !

>>java -classpath . YourClass

>>any idea what the prob might be with my command prompt?

Read the link i posted
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