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SQL Developer not responding for some keys

hi
i have oracle sql developer , before was working ok
but since one month ago , some keys from keyboard not working with this products
such as , backspace , delete , Enter ,  
even those keys are working well with other programs
what do you think the problem where ?
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NiceMan331
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Pushpakumara MahagamageVPCommented:
Hi,

Update to new version - sqldeveloper-4.0.2.15.21
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NiceMan331Author Commented:
i select help , check for update , it send me no update available
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gireeshbabuCommented:
I had similar problem.  I uninstalled and re-installed it to resolve it.
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NiceMan331Author Commented:
pls send me the steps of unistall
i look in my programms tree , i found only sql devlepper , and no uninstall as per the attached image
then pls the steps of re_install
thanx
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Gerwin Jansen, EE MVETopic Advisor Commented:
Hi, your SQL Developer has been installed as a component of your Oracle client. You can try and 'repair' your Oracle client installation from 'Programs and Features' if you like.

However, I prefer a separate install of SQL Developer, you can download the latest version here:

http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/developer-tools/sql-developer/downloads/index.html
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NiceMan331Author Commented:
hi
You can try and 'repair' your Oracle client installation from 'Programs and Features' if you like.
here are available oracle in my programs , which one i have to select for repair ?
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NiceMan331Author Commented:
by the way , if i choose the other option , installing the latest version , how i can save the connections properties from the old one , because i forget the passwords for some connections , im worry if i fail to connect to it in the new version
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Gerwin Jansen, EE MVETopic Advisor Commented:
>> which one i have to select for repair
I suppose the JRockit ones although I don't see why there is no Oracle client in your list.

>>  i forget the passwords for some connections
You should remember then, store them in a password management tool. You can look up the password in each connection.

>> installing the latest version , how i can save the connections properties
Installing a new version offers to import the existing settings from the older version. The .ZIP file in the download you can just unzip in a folder and run it from there.

I would save your passwords (in case you forget them) and download the .ZIP file and run SQL Developer from the unzipped location.
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Pushpakumara MahagamageVPCommented:
You don't have to worry about uninstall it. follow Gerwin Jansens' steps.
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NiceMan331Author Commented:
i downloaded the newset version of sql , when i unzip it and try to run it , it sent me this message
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Pushpakumara MahagamageVPCommented:
then You have to update Java Version. I have java version "1.7.0_60". Simply update to latest 1.7 version.
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NiceMan331Author Commented:
do you have the link to update it ?
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Gerwin Jansen, EE MVETopic Advisor Commented:
>> i downloaded the newset version of sql
I think you mean SQL Developer, right? Which one did you download?

This version: "Windows 64-bit - zip file includes the JDK 7" - has the correct JDK7 bundled, so you should not get a question about that. The other ones have installation instructions, did you follow them?

You can update your JDK7 here: http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/java/javase/downloads/java-archive-downloads-javase7-521261.html
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NiceMan331Author Commented:
I think you mean SQL Developer, right?
right
The other ones have installation instructions, did you follow them?
actually no , due to my lack level in english i found it is difficult
You can update your JDK7 here
i found alot of downloded links , i fail to know which one i have to select
my windows is xp , 32 bit
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Gerwin Jansen, EE MVETopic Advisor Commented:
You need the last one:
JDK7 update
But: since you are still using WindowsXP - you know that it is not supported? Better upgrade to Windows 7 or 8.
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Pushpakumara MahagamageVPCommented:
have you got message box asking Java.exe path, you should give correct path to new version Java.exe.
if you are not getting that box anymore. delete new SQL Developer folder and extract again from downloaded archive.
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NiceMan331Author Commented:
ok
please give me chance to upgrade to win 7
thanx
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NiceMan331Author Commented:
yes , it is ok now
thanx
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