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Trying to run the the USGS' Bulk Download Application (https://www.usgs.gov/media/images/earthexplorer-bulk-download-application-bda) and keep getting an error message that it could not find the JRE. I choose the options presented to locate it and navigate to my JAVA folder and the java.exe file. Error persists. Java is installed. any ideas?

previous to this I set the JAVA_HOME and another related environment variable to the java jre folder.

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  • Update: I was an idiot and was using Java 1.8 instead of Java 10+. Though I did need to get an archived version of Java from oracle. Also you do not need to register for an account with them - just right click on the green download button and select save as. Last thing - point the locate a jre error message to the Java 10+ unzipped folder that has a java.exe in it. And there ya go. – fargreenhills Mar 21 at 23:05
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Use JRE_HOME environment variable instead of JAVA_HOME as you may have installed the JRE (Java Runtime Environment) and not the JDK (Java Development Kit) as explained at https://confluence.atlassian.com/conf59/setting-the-java_home-variable-in-windows-792499849.html

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