Java SC Package Installation Guide (Windows)

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  • If the version number installed in your device is lower than the version provided in the screenshots, follow the steps below to install the updated version of the applications.
  • If an updated version of the above provided applications are already installed in your device, the following instructions will still work with minor differences in the version of the app you’re shown in the output which should have no impact during the course of the BootCamp.

Google Chrome

Go to the home page

On the home page, click the Download Chrome button.

A popup will show, click the Accept and Install button.

You will be prompted to download an installer after that, you can save the installer in your Downloads folder.

Use the installer

Execute the ChromeSetup.exe file that was downloaded earlier.

If the User Account Control dialog shows up, click Yes.

The installer will download the necessary files to actually install Google Chrome.

After the installation, the Google Chrome window will automatically open.


Use the installer

Execute the downloaded installer.

If the User Account Control dialog shows up, click Yes.

Click Next.

Let the destination location be in C:\Program Files\Git and click Next.

Do not change the default selected components and click Next.

Allow the installer to create a Start Menu folder and click Next.

Do not change the default editor to be used by Git and click Next.

Allow Git to be used in command-line and from 3rd party software then click Next.

Do not change the HTTPS transport backend to be used and click Next.

Do not change the default line ending conversion configuration and click Next.

Do not change the default terminal emulator for Git bash and click Next.

Do not change the configuration of extra options and click Install.

Wait for the installer to finish.

Uncheck View Release Notes and click Next to close the installer window.

Verify installation

To verify installation of Git, press Windows Key + R then type cmd to open a command prompt.

Inside the command prompt, type git –version to output the version of the installed program.

Java OpenJDK  11 

Use the installer

Get the download at

Extract downloaded zip file into a folder of your choice (e.g. C:\Java). A jdk-11 folder will be created in the target folder.

  • Administrator privileges may be needed for this operation, login using your device’s administrator account

Set a PATH in the system variables referencing the bin subdirectory of jdk-11

A. Search for environment system variables

    B. You will be brought to the System Properties screen upon clicking the Edit the system environment variables option

      C. Click Environment Variables button at the bottom right to arrive at the Environment Variables menu.

        D. Double click on the Path System Variable:

          E. The Edit environment variable screen will pop up:

            F. Click the New button and input the directory where the downloaded zip file was extracted to.

              G. Hit OK to be brought back to the Environment Variables screen. 

                Create and set JAVA_HOME system variable

                A. At the Environment Variables screen, click the New button under the System variables section. Input variable name as JAVA_HOME and variable value as the directory where jdk-11 is.

                B. Clicking on OK will bring us back to the Environment Variables screen. You should now see JAVA_HOME listed there: 

                  Verify installation

                  Open the Windows Command Prompt and use the following command java –version

                  You should see the following output


                  Use the installer

                  Go to the official download page for Windows and download the executable file for the community edition

                  Run the .exe file, click on the Next button.

                  Click on Next button again.

                  Tick the options for Create Desktop Shortcut, Update Path Variable and Create Associations as shown below and click on the Next button

                  Click on the Install button and wait for the installation to finish.

                  Reboot/restart your device to complete the installation.

                  Verify installation

                  After installation, open intelliJ and if it opens successfully then it has been installed properly.


                  Use the installer

                  Execute the downloaded installer.

                  If the User Account Control dialog shows up, click Yes.

                  If the following warning shows up, continue by clicking Ok.

                  Click Next to continue.

                  Select all components and click Next.

                  Set the installation folder to C:\XAMPP then click Next.

                  Click Next to start with the installation.

                  Wait for the installer to finish.

                  During the installation, a Windows Security Alert will show. Click Allow access to continue.

                  Make sure that Do you want to start the Control Panel now? is checked and click Finish.

                  Click Start on both Apache and MySQL to start their servers.

                  When starting the MySQL server for the first time, a Windows Security Alert will show up. Click Allow access to continue.

                  The interface should look like this after starting the servers.

                  Open Google Chrome and go to localhost/phpmyadmin to confirm that the phpMyAdmin web program works properly.

                  PHP and MySQL from CMD

                  Open command prompt and issue the command set PATH=%PATH%;C:\XAMPP\php.

                  After that, try using the php command by typing php -v to output the current PHP version.

                  Next, issue the command set PATH=%PATH%;C:\XAMPP\mysql\bin.

                  After that, try accessing the MySQL server by typing mysql -u root.

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