Setting up the Java environment variable on Windows

Talend Data Integration Getting Started Guide

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Prior to installing your Talend product, you need 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.