Java 6.0 r7 (J2SDK1.6.7 w/Netbeans 6.1)

thrillukrainianSoftware and s/w Development

Jun 7, 2012 (5 years and 11 months ago)


Java 6.0 r7 (J2SDK1.6.7 w/Netbeans 6.1)
o Download JDK 6 update 7 with Netbeans 6.1 from
(follow the links from
the Java SE section) or purchase a CD from the Computer Science Helpdesk (50p)
o Run the installer

o “Run” {Security Warning}
o “Next >” {welcome}
o “I accept the terms in the license agreement”
“Next >”
o “Next >” {Install JDK to C:\Program Files\Java\jdk1.6.0_07}
o “Next >” {Install NetBeans to C:\Program Files\NetBeans 6.1
install JDK for NetBeans to C:\Program Files\Java\jdk1.6.0_07}
o “Install” {Installation summary}
o De-select “Register the NetBeans IDE and Java SE Development Kit after finishing the
o Edit system environment variable PATH to pre-pend – NOT APPEND -
C:\Program Files\Java\jdk1.6.0_07\bin;
To edit System environment variables:
“Start” ￿ “Settings” ￿ “Control Panel” ￿ “System”
￿ Select the “Advanced” tab
￿ Select “Environment Variables”
￿ Select the system variable “PATH” and then select “Edit”
pre-pend “C:\Program Files\Java\jdk1.6.0_07\bin;” to the start of the string
{Make sure you include the semi-colon and you insert it at the beginning of
the string – NOT at the end}
“OK” (x3)
o Check the file association .jar
o From a Windows Explorer window, select “Tools” ￿ “Folder Options”
o Select the tab “File Types”
o Search the list of types for the extension “JAR”
o Select the tab “File Types”
o Select “Advanced” ￿ “Edit”
o action = Open
application = “C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.6.0_07\bin\javaw.exe” –jar “%1” %*

o Run “Start” ￿ “Programs” ￿ “JAVA Apps” ￿ “NetBeans IDE 6.1”
￿ “Never Register”
￿ Close NetBeans
o Disable JAVA updates: Run Start￿Settings￿Control Panel￿Java,
Select the “Update” tab,
Deselect “Check for Updates Automatically”,
If prompted, select “Never Check”,
o Disable NetBeans Registration Windows:
￿ Edit C:\Program Files\NetBeans 6.1\etc\netbeans.conf
￿ Append “ -J-Dnb.registration.enabled=false” to the end of the
“netbeans_default_options” entry.
{that is “space minus J minus Dnb.registration.enabled=false”, note the