Installing JDK 9 on Windows 10

In this tutorial we will install JDK 9 on Windows 10, you learn the steps of Installing JDK 9 on Windows 10.



Steps of Installing JDK 9 on Windows 10

Finally JDK 9 is here are developers should start using in their development. JDK 9 comes with many features, but its only released in 64Bit version. So, if you are using 32 Bit Operating system you won't be able to install JDK 9.

If you are downloading Java for development then download the JDK 9 and it comes with the jre also. During the installation process it will also install JRE in your system. General internet user can just download JRE 9 and install in their system to run any Java program.

JDK 9 available in 64BIT versions for the following operating systems:

  • Oracle Solaris
  • Microsoft Windows
  • Linux
  • macOS

Steps to download and install JDK 9 on Windows 10

To install JDK 9 on your windows 10 operating system, you must have 64BIT version of the operating system. Oracle is not providing 32Bit build for JDK 9. So, from now onwards Java will only support 64Bit operating system.

We have also recorded complete steps to install JDK 9 on Windows 10. Here is the video recording which teaches you all the steps.

Video tutorial: Installing JDK 9 on Windows 10:

Here are the steps of installing, configuring and testing JDK 9 installation on Windows 10.

Step 1: Download JDK 9 installer for Windows 10

Official distribution is distributed at the Oracle website. Visit the website and you will find the links for download JDK and JRE as shown below:

Download JDK 9

Click on the link above "Java Platform (JDK) 9" to go to the download page.

Step 2: Accept License Agreement and start downloading JDK 9  for Windows 10

Now in the license agreement page accept agreement and download link will be active as shown below:

Download JDK 9 for Windows

Now click on the link "jdk-9.0.1_windows-x64_bin.exe" to begin download

Step 3: Install JDK 9

Installer will start the installation process and it will ask for the installation directory for JDK as shown below:

The default installation directory is "c:\Program Files\Java\jdk-9.0.1\", you can also change the installation location. I have left its default value and clicked Next button. After that installer will install JDK 9 on Windows. After JDK 9 installation it will prompt for JRE installation.

Step 4: Install JDK 9 JRE

Here installer is asking for JRE installation directory.

Leave the default and click Next.

Step 5: Setting environment variables

Open system environment variables as shown below:

Edit JAVA_HOME as shown below:

also update the system path variable, you can find complete steps in the video above.

Step 6: Test installation

Open the terminal and run java --version and it should display 9.0.1 as shown below: 

In this section we learned how to install JDK 9 on Windows 10 computer. 

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