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32-bit Java SE is Not Found on 64-bit Windows with a " 'java' is not recognized ..." Message (Doc ID 1601022.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 23, 2019

Applies to:

Java SE JDK and JRE - Version 6 and later
Microsoft Windows x64 (64-bit)
Microsoft Windows x64 (64-bit) - OS Version: 7
z*OBSOLETE: Microsoft Windows Vista x64 (64-bit)

Symptoms

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A version of 32-bit Java SE was installed on a 64-bit Windows operating system.
The 'java' command however is not found when opening a cmd.exe shell window.

This shows that the software was indeed installed.

 

Changes

 32-bit Java SE was installed on 64-bit Windows.

Cause

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