[Athen] question re JAVA 7

Patrick Burke burke at ucla.edu
Sun Oct 14 04:36:42 PDT 2012

Hi Norm,

The catch is that you have to turn on the Access Bridge feature from
the command line. Here's what they say:

>"To enable Java Access Bridge, run the following command (where

>%JRE_HOME% is the directory of your JRE):


>%JRE_HOME%\bin\jabswitch -enable



>So, for example, from the Command prompt I went to

>c:\program files\java\jre7\bin

>& type the command:

>jabswitch -enable


>A message then appears confirming that it worked. All described at:


Good luck,
At 04:15 PM 10/13/2012, Prof Norm Coombs wrote:

>I saw that JAVA 7 was bundling the access bridge with it. I have

>need to get the bridge but had procrastinated.

>Now I installed Java 7 and the control panel shows it is on my

>computer. So far, so good.

>Is there any way I can verify that the bridge was in fact also installed???




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