No Java virtual machine was found

  • Martin Ruthenberg

    Hi Benjamin,

    I have been very happy so far with rssowl 2 on my Ubuntu and on my Windows
    system. To get another software running I had to install Visual C++ and GTK
    2.0. (And I updated my Windows XP SP3.) But now I cannot start rssowl in
    Windows any more and I get this:

    "A Java Runtime Environment (JRE) or Java Development Kit (JDK)

    must be available in order to run RSSOwl. No Java virtual machine

    was found after searching the following locations:


    javaw.exe in your current PATH"

    Reinstalling jre-6u16-windows-i586 didn't make any difference. I really don't
    know where to start my research now and I'd be grateful if you could give me a



  • Anonymous - 2009-11-26

    Please set the JAVA_HOME environment variable to point to the location of the
    Java install and it should work. You can also use the "-vm <location>"
    parameter to specify the location on startup.


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