New Install of SQL Developer 4.0.1 Fails to Start with Unsupported JDK Version (Doc ID 1668144.1)

Last updated on JULY 05, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle SQL Developer - Version 4.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

 New Install of SQL Developer 4.0.1 fails with the following error.

"Unsupported JDK version - Running this product is supported with a minimum Java version of 1.7 and a maximum version less than 1.8. Update SetJavaHome in C:\Program Files\Oracle\sqldeveloer4_0_1\sqldeveloper\bin\sqldeveloper.conf to point to another Java. This procut will not be supported, and may not run correctly if you proceed. Continue anyway ?"

 

Changes

 New Installation of SQL Developer 4.0.1

Cause

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