Sat. Jul 13th, 2024

Steps to install the JDK 8 on the Windows  computer

Here is the step by step tutorial for installing the JDK 8 on the Windows. Now the JDK 8 is the latest version of the Java development kit and developer should start learning its new features and experiment with the latest features of the JDK 8.

Well if you want to start the development with Java 8 (JDK 8) the first step would be to to JDK and install it on your computer. Installation and configuration steps of this version of JDK is same as of the JDK 7. Now we have created the video tutorial and added on this page which will show you the steps of installation and configuration.

The latest version of Java Development Tool or JDK can be found at Oracle Website. If you check the website you will find the download link of the latest JDK and other software’s offered by Oracle.

Browse to Oracle Java SE Downloads ( to download the latest JDK.

Check the option to Accept License Agreement, and select the download file. “jdk-8u60-windows-x64.exe” in my case.

One the download is competed you can start the installation.

Now you should double click the installer and follow the installer to install the JDK. Installer will start installing the JDK. You have to provide the “Folder Name” for installing the JDK. You can provide any path or leave the default path as shown below: 
Now installer will as for the directory to install the JRE.

Now you should copy the complete directory path where you have installed the JDK. For example in my computer it is installed at “C:\java8\jdk8\”. Now Open the system properties of windows.

And add path in the system path. Variable to be added:

JAVA_HOME=C:\java8\jdk8\ (Change it with your JDK installation path)

path=(other default values); JAVA_HOME\bin

By Rajashekar

I’m (Rajashekar) a core Android developer with complimenting skills as a web developer from India. I cherish taking up complex problems and turning them into beautiful interfaces. My love for decrypting the logic and structure of coding keeps me pushing towards writing elegant and proficient code, whether it is Android, PHP, Flutter or any other platforms. You would find me involved in cuisines, reading, travelling during my leisure hours.

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