13 Replies Latest reply: Mar 13, 2013 8:49 AM by Marilyn - Moderator-Oracle RSS

    Unable to run SQL Developer

    Marilyn - Moderator-Oracle
      Every time I try to start SQL Developer (using a shortcut on my desktop), I get a dialog box asking for the location of the java.exe file. When I select the file from Program Files (x86) > Java > jre > bin, I get the following pop-up error message: "Cannot find a J2SE SDK installed at path: C:\Program Files (x86)\Java\jre7"

      I get the same error message if I use the path Program Files > Java > jre > bin to locate the jave.exe file.

      The related shortcut on my desktop has the following path: "C:\Users\mamontgo\My Documents\sqldeveloper64-\sqldeveloper"

      NOTE: I also get the following pop-up error each time I start my laptop: "Unable to start the Java Virtual Machine", but I'm not sure if this related to SQL Developer.

      I am using a Dell E6420 laptop, running Windows 7.

      Edited by: user568537 on Feb 19, 2013 6:51 AM