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    At first is to say that I am german and my english is not good, but I am open for corrections. Moreover is my question not about Java programming but about a problem with a java based game.

    Since a few weeks i receive windows reports with the text: "Could not create the Java virtual machine". That were not disturbing, but now i would like to play a game that based on Java, but every time I would start it, the message come and the game do not start. The game called "Edna and Harvey: The Breakout" (German: Edna bricht aus) and is developed by a german game studio called "Daedalic entertainment".


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    Default Re: Java based game problem

    Sounds like you don't have a JRE installed. You can get it here: java.com: Java + You

    If that doesn't fix your problem, I recommend you remove anything Java from your computer (on windows, you go to control panel > add/remove programs and just uninstall any JREs (Java Runtime Environment) or JDKs (Java Development Kit) you see there,then reinstall them by going to the above link.

    Hope that helps!
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    I had tryed this often but it does not works.
    Porbably there are entries in the registry, but i do not trust me to look there because I do not have experience for that...
    Last edited by Dodax; January 19th, 2012 at 10:46 AM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dodax View Post
    I had tryed this often but it does not works.
    Porbably there are entries in the registry, but i do not trust me to look there because I do not have experience for that...
    I'm not really sure what that means, or what we could do about it. Have you tried uninstalling the game and reinstalling it?

    I suggest you contact the makers of the game to see if they can help you.
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    Thank you for your help. I solved the problem with a tip from the forum of the game.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dodax View Post
    Thank you for your help. I solved the problem with a tip from the forum of the game.
    No problem. Just out of curiosity, what was the fix?
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    I remove the folder "jre_1.6.0_06" from the game directory and then i copie the Java folder from my computer in it. Then i put the folder "launch4j-tmp" from the removed folder to the new Java\bin folder and renamed the new Java folder to "jre_1.6.0_06".

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dodax View Post
    I remove the folder "jre_1.6.0_06" from the game directory and then i copie the Java folder from my computer in it. Then i put the folder "launch4j-tmp" from the removed folder to the new Java\bin folder and renamed the new Java folder to "jre_1.6.0_06".
    Okay, cool. Glad you got it sorted out.
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