Download and Install Java 8 on Windows

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In this tutorial, you’ll learn everything you need to know on how setup Java on Windows.

Where to download it.

How it install it.

(And most important of all) how to check if everything is working.

Let’s start!

Step #1: Download

Go to the Java download page.

java download page

Click on the Windows Online link.

java 8 online installer link

Wait for the download to complete.

Do you want to skip above steps? Here is the direct link for the Java online installer for Windows.

Step #2: Install

Open the location of the downloaded installer.

java 8 online installer

Double-click on the installer. If needed allow the program to make changes.

The Java setup welcome window opens.

Double-click on Install >.

java 8 installer welcome

A Java setup progress window appears (this might take a few seconds).

The green bar shows the installation progress.

java 8 installer installing

Wait for the installation to complete.

Click Close.

java 8 installer complete

Step #3: Test

To test the Java setup open Internet Explorer.

Mozilla Firefox 64-bit and Google Chrome no longer support Java applets. You cannot use them to perform this test.

Go to the Java verification page.

windows search cmd

Click on Run to perform the verification.

java allow applet to run

A confirmation message appears if all is OK.

java 8 verified page

Congratulations, you have installed Java 8 on Windows!

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