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error installing Eclipse Helios

 
domingos manuel
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hi everyone. I am trying to install eclipse helios on my machine and am having funny errors.
I am running windows server 2003 because my xp machine just crashed.
error: "failed to create the java virtual machine", when I double-click the eclipse icon/shortcut.
the target settings are: "C:\Program Files\eclipse\eclipse.exe" -clean -vmargs -Xms1024m -Xmx1024m.
starts in "C:\Program Files\eclipse". shortcut-key set to NONE, and set to run in NORMAL WINDOW.
can you please help?
Thank you,
 
Greg Brannon
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Is the Java SDK installed? What do you get if you type the command 'javac -version' at a command prompt?
 
domingos manuel
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hi greg. yes, the sdk/jre were all installed. got it working later on, thank you.
 
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got it working later on

Please describe what you did to get it to work. This information will be of benefit to other people who run into the same issue.
 
domingos manuel
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whenn I extracted the .rar installation files at first, I did not point to the correct directory c:\program files\eclipse. So I deleted the eclipse folder, together with my workspace folder (metadata and project folder), and started from the beginning. it worked smothly.
 
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