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How To Install Java In Windows 11 Quickly?

How To Install Java In Windows 11
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Java is a highly famous computer programming language. All coders use it at some point in their work. If you are a coder who recently started using Windows 11, you might be looking for how to install java in Windows 11 OS. This is a relatively simple process, and the more sophisticated design and working of Windows 11 have made it quicker.

Now let us see how to install Java in Windows 11 quickly. 

How To Install Java In Windows 11?

Before installing Java, we first need to check if Java is already installed on your device and if yes, then which version? If you are sure it is not installed, you can skip to the section that describes how to install Java. 

To check if Java is already installed and its version, follow the instructions below. 

  • On the Start menu, type ‘Command Prompts’ in Search.
  • On the right side of the menu, select Administrative Privileges. 
  • In the Administrator Window, continue the third line by typing ‘java -version’.
  • Click on Enter. 
  • If the message below says, “java is not recognized as an internal or external command, operable program or batch file,” then this means Java is not installed on your device. 
  • If Java is installed in the device, the command will return the version of the Java installed. 

Installing Java 

Now that you have checked if Java is installed on your device or not, let us see how to install it if it is not. You can follow the instructions stated below to do so. 

  • Go to the official website for Java Downloads
  • Navigate to the Java downloads page for Windows. 
  • You will see many download links. Click on the link next to the x64 Installer title. 
  • This will start the downloading of a JDK file. It will have JRE included in it. 
  • Once it has been downloaded, click on it to execute it. 
  • If the file shows a User Access Control (UAC) prompt, click on Yes. 
  • The Java Installation Wizard will start running. 
  • Click Next when finished. 
  • You will get another message. Click on Next again. 
  • This will start the installation of Java at the default path. 
  • When the application has been downloaded, click on Close. 

This should successfully download Java on your device. To confirm, you can perform the Command Prompt method above. If you get the Java Version as a command return, you can ensure that Java has been successfully installed on your PC or Laptop. 

With Java now installed, you might at some point need to uninstall it too. To help you install Java from Windows 11, here is a guide to doing so. 

How to Uninstall Java From Windows 11?

This is a straightforward and quick process. Here’s how to do it. 

  • Type Control Panel in the Search Bar and open it. 
  • Go to Programs and Features. 
  • You will see a list of all the apps on your device. 
  • Find Java Development Kit in the list. You can also search this name in the Search Bar above. 
  • Double Click on the title. 
  • You will see a message asking you to confirm if you want to remove this installation. Click Yes. 

Java will be installed from your device in a few seconds. You will not be required to restart it or update it after it’s done. 

To Sum It Up

Java is a highly used computer programming language. This article helps you understand how to install Java in Windows 11. The process is similar to it was in Windows 10. However, Windows 11 is a much more sophisticated OS that supports faster and smoother installation of applications. 

The article also shows how you can check the version of Java installed on your device and how to uninstall Java when you need to. You need to ensure that you download Java from the certified website. It will most likely appear first in the Google Searches. 

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