Downloading and Installing JDK (Java SE Development Kit)

Q

How to download and install JDK (Java SE Development Kit) 6?

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A

If you want to download and install JDK (Java SE Development Kit) 6, you should follow this tutorial:

1. Go to Java SE Downloads page.

2. Click the download button in the JDK 6u1. The Java(TM) SE Development Kit 6 Update 1 page shows up.

3. Check the "Accept License Agreement" radio button and go to the "Windows Platform - Java(TM) SE Development Kit 6 Update 1" section.

4. Click the "Windows Offline Installation, Multi-language" link next to jdk-6u1-windows-i586-p.exe 56.06 MB.

5. The File Download dialog box shows up to allow you save the download file to your local hard drive in the directory like c:\temp.

6. When the download is down, you should see a file of c:\temp\jdk-6u1-windows-i586-p.exe with 58,779,296 bytes.

7. To install JDK 6, double click on c:\temp\jdk-6u1-windows-i586-p.exe. The JDK installation wizard shows up.

8. Follow the intruction given by the wizard to finish the installation. JDK 6u1 will be installed at C:\Program Files\Java\jdk1.6.0_01.

9. To verify the installation, start a command window and run the java command. You should see something like this:

C:\>java -version
java version "1.6.0_01"
Java(TM) SE Runtime Environment (build 1.6.0_01-b06)
Java HotSpot(TM) Client VM (build 1.6.0_01-b06, mixed mode, ...

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