SGJ Apps

Free software for biblical scholars and students

Checking for Java 6 on Windows

  1. Select "run..." from the Windows start menu
    Select run...
  2. and type "cmd." 
  3. Hit enter.  You will see a command prompt like this
    command prompt
  4. Type "java -version" and hit enter.
  5. If you see text like this, indicating a version of 1.6, you're fine. :-)  cmd output
    Nothing more to do.  Carry on installing what you were going to install.
  6. If you see a version lower than 1.6, such as 1.5 or 1.4, then you need to install the latest version of Java, available freely from Sun.