Tutorial How to install and verify JRE8

Discussion in 'Tutorials & Resources' started by Ozzy, Nov 17, 2014.

  1. How to install JRE8 (Required by RuneMate)

    JRE8/Java SE Runtime Environment 8 is required to run RuneMate, this contains the libraries and environment required by RuneMate in order to execute as it is a Java application.

    Vast amounts of the information used for this tutorial has been acquired from the official Java website here, which may contain additional answers if you experience any problems.

    Step 1) Check if you have a version of the Java Runtime Environment installed

    Windows
    1. Click Start
    2. Select Control Panel
    3. Select Programs
    4. Click Programs and Features

    The installed Java version(s) are listed.
    An example of the result would be:

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    If your result shows that a program called Java 8 is installed, you should be good to go, skip to step #3.
    If your program list does not contain Java 8, go to step #2.


    Mac
    1. Navigate to and open the hard drive icon located on the desktop​
    2. Now go to Applications -> Utilities and open a Terminal
    3. Type java -version
    4. If the result returned is anything but "java version "1.8.x" (x being any following numbers) then you need to install JRE 8, move to step #2​

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    Step 2) Installing Java 8
    1) Google "JRE8" and click the link shown below, or click this link.​

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    2) Accept the license agreement and select your operating system type
    Windows users download the .exe of either x86 (32-bit) or x64 (64-bit)
    If you do not know which to download, follow the guide:
    here.

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    3) Run the file you have just downloaded
    4) The installation process starts. Click the Install button to accept the license terms and to continue with the installation.​

    (The installation should look the screenshots below)

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    Congratulations! you should now have JRE8 installed, go to step#3 to verify installation


    Step 3) Verify Java Installation

    Windows/Mac - Command Line Verification

    Mac

    1. Navigate to and open the hard drive icon located on the desktop​
    2. Now go to Applications -> Utilities and open a Terminal​
    3. Type java -version​
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    If the result is java version "1.8.x" like below, congratulations you have a working JRE8 installed!

    Windows

    1) Open a command prompt through searching "cmd" into the windows start menu or windows 8 charm bar

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    OR

    1) Press Windows Key + R and enter "cmd"

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    2) Enter "java -version"

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    If the result is java version "1.8.x" , congratulations you have a working JRE8 installed!

    Step 3) (Alternative) Verify Java Installation via Java Web Applet
    1) Navigate to https://www.java.com/verify/ or click here - it should look like this:

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    2) Click agree and continue
    3) Install the plugin if prompted (Click Install plug-in and run the downloaded file)
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    4) Click verify java version
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    5) Allow the java plugin to run

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    6) Click Run

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    7) If it shows you have Java 8 installed, you're ready to run RuneMate!
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    Happy Botting
     
    #1 Ozzy, Nov 17, 2014
    Last edited: Mar 15, 2015
    Nympho, Arbiter, Defeat3d and 2 others like this.
  2. Awesome guide, congratulations :)
     
  3. Nice job. :)
     
  4. Nice work!
     
  5. If anyone is having issues with OS X then I can help. Add my Skype (on profile) if you need help.
     

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