Setting up the Java environment variable on Windows - 6.2

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Prior to installing your Talend product, you have to set the JAVA_HOME and Path environment variables:

  1. Go to the Start Menu of your computer, right-click on Computer and select Properties.

  2. In the [Control Panel Home] window, click Advanced system settings.

  3. In the [System Properties] window, click Environment Variables....

  4. Under System Variables, click New... to create a variable. Name the variable JAVA_HOME, enter the path to the Java 8 JRE, and click OK.

    Example of default JRE path: C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.8.0_77.

  5. Under System Variables, select the Path variable and click Edit... to add the previously defined JAVA_HOME variable at the end of the Path environment variable, separated with semi colon.

    Example: <PathVariable>;%JAVA_HOME%\bin.