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Having trouble installing JDK
I tried setting this solution found on the website: Select Start menu > Computer > System Properties > Advanced System Properties. Then open Advanced tab > Environment Variables and add a new system variable JAVA_HOME that points to your JDK folder, for example C:\Program Files\Java\jdk1.7.0_21.
But I still get an error saying: The environment variable JAVA_HOME (with the value of C:\Program Files\Java\jdk1.7.0_21) does not point to a valid JVM installation.
I would really appreciate if anyone could help me with this because it took 4 hours for me to download and I really want it to work. Thanks in advance!
Could you verify a few things? Are Android Studio and Java either both 32 bit or both 64 bit? Did you set the environment variable as a System variable or a user variable? What version of Android Studio are you running? What OS are you running(also is it 32 or 64 bit)? I found a few stackoverflow posts with sitautions similar to this here and here. Please let us know if any of this helps, if not, we can try providing more assistance.