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Posted on 2011-02-10
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When I enter a command starting with "java" from command prompt, I get the error "Java is not recognized as an internal or external command."

I think I have installed Java on the computer.

Please tell what is going wrong.

Thanks!
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Sounds like the path to the Java exe is not in your $PATH environment variable, so you will need to specify the full path to the java exe. Or you can add it to the $PATH environment variable
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Please tell me how I can do the same. Thanks!
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If you need instructions for changing the PATH variable check here:

    http://www.computerhope.com/issues/ch000549.htm
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I think Java is still not  within your PATH
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