NetBeans 5 IDE on Windows XP - the installer is unable to run in graphical mode. Try running the installer with -console or -silent flag.

Hello! I had been working with NetBeans 5 Beta with the jdk_1_05_04 and  jre on Windows XP. When I tried to install NetBeans 5 (definitive version) I received the error:

the installer is unable to run in graphical mode. Try running the installer with -console or -silent flag.

So, I have uninstalled and installed all latest jdk (1_05_06) and jre software again, and after NB 5.0 IDE, but I can't install NB 5.0 IDE yet. The same error.


Anybody can help me?

Best Regards,
Artur Dietrich


artur_dietrichAsked:
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hoomanvCommented:
artur_dietrich,
> Try running the installer with -console or -silent flag.
you should do this
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CEHJCommented:
Open a command prompt and run it thus

<put the full path and filename of installer here> -console
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Siva Prasanna KumarPrincipal Solutions ArchitectCommented:
just try changing the compactibilty option of the Installable(EXE) or setup file to win 98 or 2000 & try installing it.

You get this option by doing a rightclick on Setup file and there you have a compactibilty tab.

Even after this if it doesn't work just try changing your resultion in the compactibility tab.

Thank you.
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artur_dietrichAuthor Commented:
Thanks shivaspk, changing the compatibility worked. You are worth of the points....

Thank You!
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