Installing the latest Oracle JDK on Windows 10 and Windows Server 2012

To install the latest Oracle JDK on Windows 10 and Windows Server 2012

  1. Download the latest Oracle JDK
  2. Double-click the downloaded installer file
  3. If the User Account Control dialog appears, click Yes
  4. On the Welcome screen, click Next
  5. On the Select optional features screen, click Next
  6. On the Destination Folder screen, take not of the path and click Next
  7. On the Successfully Installed screen, click Close

To create a JAVA_HOME environment variable

  1. Click Start and type Explorer
  2. Right-click on This PC
  3. Click Properties
  4. Click Advanced system settings
  5. Click Environment Variables…
  6. Under System variables, click New…
  7. In Variable name, type JAVA_HOME
  8. In Variable value, type in the path noted in Step 6 in the previous installation section, for example, C:\Program Files\Java\jdk1.8.0_121
  9. Click OK
  10. Click OK
  11. Click OK
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