Here you are going to find out How to Install Java JRE on Windows 10. JRE stands for Java Runtime Environment. JRE is a part of Java JDK (Java Development Kit). It is a set of software tools for the development of Java applications.
In the earlier version of Java that is Java 8, we get both the files Java JDK and JRE but now on the latest version of Java that is Java 9, Java 10 and Java 11 we don’t get both files. Now if we need Java JRE we have to download and install Java JRE separately.
How to Install Java JRE on Windows 10
If you don’t know to download and install Java JRE on windows then follow this article to find out. Before installing Java JRE on windows, first of all, you have to install Java JDK.
Here you’ll find How To Install Java JDK 16 On Windows 10. After successfully installing Java JDK follow these steps to download and install Java JRE on Windows 10.
Step 1: Open any browser and search for Java JRE or simply visit this link https://www.oracle.com/java/technologies/javase-jre8-downloads.html
Step 2: On the download page accept the license agreement and download the software for your required operating system. If your operating system is 32-bit then you have to download the x86 version of the software and if 64-bit then you have to download the x64 version of the software (*** download the .exe file). Here you can check your System Type on Windows Computer.
Note:- If you are unable to download the JRE installer file then you have to create an oracle account in order to download the java files.
Step 3: After completing the download, open the downloaded file to install Java JRE on windows. And on the setup page click on install and read the license and click on OK to install.
How to Setup Java JRE on Windows 10
By just downloading and installing Java JRE, Java JRE will not work. we need to set the environment variable for the Java JRE bin folder.
To set up the Java JRE environment variable follow these steps:
Step 1: Open C Drive > Program Files folder and look for Java folder and open it.
Step 2: Inside the Java folder you will find a jre1.8.0_291 folder, open it and open the bin folder, copy the path of the bin folder.
Note:- Now you have to set the environment variable.
Step 3: For that Go to Control Panel > System and Security > System > Advanced System Setting > Environment Variables
Step 4: Under the System variable, you will find “PATH” just select it and click on edit. Now click on New and add the bin folder location, after that click on “OK“.
Now to check whether Java JRE is successfully set up or not, open Command Prompt and type this command “java -version”
By using ‘java -version‘ command, you can check the Java JDK version and Java SE Runtime Environment build number. Now you are ready to Java JRE on Windows 10.