JDKs/JREs needed

I just installed JDK 1.6.0_26 on Windows 7 64-bit edition.  I also
installed the 32-bit JRE.

What additional JDKs/JREs, if any, need to be left alone to make
IntelliJ Idea 10.5 work?
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Hello Roedy,

IntelliJ IDEA comes with its own JRE, so it runs regardless of which other
JDKs/JREs you have installed.

I just installed JDK 1.6.0_26 on Windows 7 64-bit edition.  I also
installed the 32-bit JRE.

What additional JDKs/JREs, if any, need to be left alone to make
IntelliJ Idea 10.5 work?


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Dmitry Jemerov
Development Lead
JetBrains, Inc.
http://www.jetbrains.com/
"Develop with Pleasure!"


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On Wed, 8 Jun 2011 06:54:18 +0000 (UTC), Dmitry Jemerov
<yole@jetbrains.com> wrote, quoted or indirectly quoted someone who
said :

>IntelliJ IDEA comes with its own JRE, so it runs regardless of which other
>JDKs/JREs you have installed.

Does this mean it does not show up in the Java Control panel or the
Windows Control panel so you can't inadvertently get rid of it?
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Roedy Green Canadian Mind Products
http://mindprod.com
How long did it take after the car was invented before owners understood
cars would not work unless you regularly changed the oil and the tires?
We have gone 33 years and still it is rare to uncover a user who
understands computers don't work without regular backups.

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Hello Roedy,

>> IntelliJ IDEA comes with its own JRE, so it runs regardless of which
>> other JDKs/JREs you have installed.
>>

Does this mean it does not show up in the Java Control panel or the
Windows Control panel so you can't inadvertently get rid of it?


Yes. The bundled JRE is not registered anywhere as a separately uninstallable
component.

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Dmitry Jemerov
Development Lead
JetBrains, Inc.
http://www.jetbrains.com/
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> you can't inadvertently get rid of it

If you just delete "jre" directory from your IDEA installation, then next time IDEA will try to pick system default JRE. Another question, what is that JRE, and how good IDEA will work with it.

Alexander.

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