Java version 1.8 or above (JDK 1.8) is a pre-requisite for running this software.

Note: If the current version in your system is not JDK 1.8 or above, download and install the JDK 1.8 or higher version.

You can download the JDK 1.8 or higher version from

Also ensure that the path to this java version is added (at the beginning) to the system PATH variable.


Assuming you have installed Java in C:\Program Files\Java\jdk1.8.0_05, then edit the PATH system variable and add C:\Program Files\Java\jdk1.8.0_05\bin to the beginning of your PATH variable. This ensures that the jdk 1.8 is picked up everytime.

If your PATH variable has C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM32 (before jdk 1.8 is added to PATH) then after adding the JDK1.8 the path changes to - C:\Program Files\Java\jdk1.8.0_05\bin;C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM32.

To set the PATH system variable for different version of WINDOWS OS, see