Tuesday, November 8, 2016

Create JDK folder from Installation EXE

Create JDK folder from Installation EXE

Steps 

  • Download JDK from Oracle
  • Download and Install 7-zip from here
  • Open installition exe using 7-Zip
  • Extract the tools.zip
  • Extract the content of tools.zip to a folder (e.g. c:\jdk).
  • Open the extracted folder in cmd prompt.
  • Execute for /r %x in (*.pack) do .\bin\unpack200 -r "%x" "%~dx%~px%~nx.jar" command
  • Set JAVA_HOME to the jdk (e.g c:\jdk) folder.
  • Add %JAVA_HOME%/bin to the PATH env variable.

Testing 

  • Run the following command to check the installation, it will print the version of JDK.


c:> javac -version
javac 1.7.0_51

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