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Solutions to Issues Caused by Changes to Runtime.exec in Java SE 7u25 (Doc ID 1575591.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 22, 2019

Applies to:

Java SE JDK and JRE - Version 7 and later
Microsoft Windows (32-bit)
Microsoft Windows x64 (64-bit)

Purpose

To provide some solutions for changes made to Runtime.exec on Windows.  Originally posted to the Java Tutorials Blog on 21 June 2013 by Devika Gollapudi.

Troubleshooting Steps

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In this Document
Purpose
Troubleshooting Steps
 Background
 Problem 1: "The file path for the command includes spaces"
 Solution:
 Examples:
 Problem 2: "Shell command/.bat/.cmd IO redirection"
 Solution:
 Problem 3: "Group execution of shell command and/or .bat/.cmd files"
 Solution:
 Problem 4: ".bat/.cmd with special DOS chars in quoted params”
 Solution:
 Examples:
 The Golden Rule

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