You've got the wrong forum. This is the SQL and PL/SQL forum, for questions about SQL and PL/SQL.
Questions about installation will get better replies if you post them in the Installation forum:
I think the OP is talking about the JDeveloper Suite.. which would be a completely different forum:
In which case, my answer would be:
RTFM - that combo may not be supported.
From what I can tell, only the latest version of anything Oracle can think about running on Windows 8.1
Version 10.x.y.z of JDeveloper? I seriously doubt it. (12.1.3 is the most recent)