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Windows 7: Laptop wont install JNLP file

22 Aug 2014   #1
uberslug

Strathclyde
 
 
Laptop wont install JNLP file

My lenovo laptop wont install JNLP files

When I double click on the file I get an error message saying that it cannot find the application.

Any ideas?

Apologies if this is in the wrong section of the forum.


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31 Aug 2014   #2
A Guy

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Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1
 
 

Welcome to Seven Forums uberslug. JNPL files should be associated with Java, and open with Java Web Start. Try this:

Start> In search box type default programs> Enter> Associate a file type or protocol with a program> Scroll down the list of extensions and choose JNLP from the list> Click the Change program button> When the Open With window opens, click the Browse button> Navigate to the Java folder> Double click the most current jre folder (if there is more then one)> Double click the bin folder> Double click javaws> OK your way out

JNLP files should now open by default with Java Web Start

A Guy

P.S. If you have older versions in the jre folder, they can be a security risk. You can remove them via JavaRa> Additional tasks. Or via the command line. I suggest you only use the Legacy Version 1.1.6. It has the additional tasks, and is a better, lighter version IMHO

JavaRa - SingularLabs

A Guy
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08 Sep 2014   #3
cowgirlup24me

64 bit windows 7
 
 
Jnlp file

I have done all these steps but when I open the jre folder there is no bin folder.
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08 Sep 2014   #4
A Guy

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1
 
 

Welcome to Seven Forums . javaws may also be found in these locations:

C:\Program Files\Java\jre*\bin
C:\Program Files\Java\jdk*\bin
C:\Program Files (x86)\Java\jre*\bin
C:\Program Files (x86)\Java\jdk*\bin

On occasion, javaws may also be found in C:\Windows\System32

A Guy
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