Amazon Corretto 15 Installation Instructions for Windows 7 or Later - Amazon Corretto

Amazon Corretto 15 Installation Instructions for Windows 7 or Later

This topic describes how to install and uninstall Amazon Corretto 15 on a host or container running the Windows 7 or later Windows operating system.

Install Amazon Corretto 15

  1. Download a Windows .msi file from the Downloads page.

  2. Double-click the .msi file to start the installation wizard.

  3. Follow the steps in the wizard.

    You have the option of setting a custom installation path. By default, Amazon Corretto 15 is installed at C:\Program Files\Amazon Corretto\. If you set a custom path, make a note of it for the next step.

  4. Once the install wizard is finished, set the JAVA_HOME and PATH environment variables.

    Set JAVA_HOME to the installation location, noting that the directory contains the currently-installed version. For example, if the default directory is used for 15.0.0, then set JAVA_HOME as C:\Program Files\Amazon Corretto\jdk15.0.0_36.

    Add %JAVA_HOME%\bin to the current PATH variable.

  5. Verify the installation by running java -version in a command prompt. You should see the following output.

    openjdk 15 2020-09-15 OpenJDK Runtime Environment Corretto- (build 15+36) OpenJDK 64-Bit Server VM Corretto- (build 15+36, mixed mode, sharing)

Uninstall Amazon Corretto 15

You can uninstall Amazon Corretto 15 by following the standard steps to uninstall an application from Windows.

  1. Open Programs and Features.

  2. Search for Amazon Corretto 15 and then select it.

  3. Choose uninstall.