Amazon Corretto 8 Installation Instructions for Windows 10 or Later - Amazon Corretto 8

Amazon Corretto 8 Installation Instructions for Windows 10 or Later

This topic describes how to install and uninstall Amazon Corretto 8 on a host or container running the Windows 10 or later Windows operating system.

Install Amazon Corretto 8

Prerequisite: Amazon Corretto 8 requires Visual C++ Redistributable Package for Visual Studio 2013 or newer. If it's not installed in your system, you can find it from Microsoft Download Center page.

  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 8 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 8u412, then set JAVA_HOME as C:\Program Files\Amazon Corretto\jdk1.8.0_412.

    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 version "1.8.0_412" OpenJDK Runtime Environment Corretto-8.412.08.1 (build 1.8.0_412-b08) OpenJDK 64-Bit Server VM Corretto-8.412.08.1 (build 25.412-b08, mixed mode)

Uninstall Amazon Corretto 8

You can uninstall Amazon Corretto 8 by following the standard steps to uninstall an application from Windows.

  1. Open Programs and Features.

  2. Search for Amazon Corretto 8 and then select it.

  3. Choose uninstall.