Microsoft or Sun Java Settings

To verify your Java Virtual Machine version, perform the following:

  1. Click Start | Run
  2. Type cmd in the “Open” listbox and click OK
  3. Type jview at the command prompt and select Enter

Example Output: L :\> jview
Microsoft <R> Command-line Loader for java Version [Your version number will be here]
Copyright <C> Microsoft Corp 1996-2000. All rights reserved.

To verify your Sun JRE version, perform the following:

  1. Click Start | Run
  2. Type cmd in the “Open” listbox and click OK
  3. Type java -version at the command prompt and select Enter

Example Output: L \:> java -version
java version [Your version number will be here]
Java <TM> 2 Runtime Environment, Standard Edition < [Your version number will be here] –b05 >
Java Hotspot <TM> Client VM < [Your version number will be here] –b05, mixed mode >

Microsoft JAVA Virtual MachineSUN JRE
5.00.3810 1.4.1_03
5.00.3805 1.4.2_04
5.00.3802 1.5