How to run the JAR files in windows?

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I have a JAR file and I want to execute the file. How can I do this?
May 28, 2018 in Java by Daisy
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Following are the steps to run the JAR file in Windows:

  1. Open the Windows Explorer, from the Tools select 'Folder Options...'
  2. Click the File Types tab, scroll down and select JAR File type
  3. Press the Advanced button
  4. In the Edit File Type dialog box, select open in Actions box and click Edit...
  5. Press the Browse button and navigate to the location the Java interpreter javaw.exe
  6. In the Application used to perform action field, needs to display something similar to C:\Program Files\Java\j2re1.4.2_04\bin\javaw.exe" -jar "%1" %
answered May 28, 2018 by parth295
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