How to install a suitable Java Development Kit (JDK 8 or Higher) on Windows?

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What is JDK?

Java Development Kit(JDK) allows you to code and run Java programs. It’s possible that you install multiple JDK versions on the same PC. But Its recommended installing Java on Windows 10 or higher with latest version.

JDK is a java development kit whereas JRE is a java runtime environment that allows the java program to run. If you want to develop Java applications, install the Java Development Kit. The JDK includes the JRE, so you do not have to download both separately.

1- Download JDK installation file from oracle source

  1. On the Java SE Development Kit 8 Downloads page (, in the table of Java SE Development Kits, accept the Oracle Binary Code License Agreement for Java SE.





  1. Click the link for the download that you need (for example, the Windows x64 link for a Windows 64-bit system).
  2. Save the file anywhere on your system (such as a “temp” folder).

  1. Install the JDK (for example, on Windows, double-click the .exe file name and follow the displayed instructions).

Click on next to proceed installation wizard

Also click on next but if you don’t need to change installation location. otherwise first change installation location then click on next button.

Installation in process

JDK installation process completed . just click on close button.


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