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Thread: why the command prompt does not recognize java as a command?

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    Default why the command prompt does not recognize java as a command?

    I am trying to execute a program from the command prompt. I type java -jar zuul.jar (zuul is the name of my project) and I get a message that java is not recognized as an internal or external command. What do I do wrong?


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    Default Re: why the command prompt does not recognize java as a command?

    What happened when you googled that error?

    It means you don't have your PATH setup correctly. Recommended reading: Lesson: Common Problems (and Their Solutions) (The Java Tutorials > Getting Started)
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