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Where is the Java Control Panel on Windows?


This article applies to:
  • Platform(s): Windows 8, Windows 7, Vista, Windows XP, Windows 2000, Windows 2003, Windows 2012 Server, Windows 2008 Server, Windows ME

Find the Java Control Panel

Windows 8
Use search to find the Control Panel
  • Press Windows logo key + W to open the Search charm to search settings
    OR
    Drag the Mouse pointer to the bottom-right corner of the screen, then click on the Search icon.
  • In the search box enter Java Control Panel
  • Click on Java icon to open the Java Control Panel.
Windows 7, Vista
  • Click on the Start button and then click on the Control Panel option.
  • In the Control Panel Search enter Java Control Panel.
  • Click on the Java icon to open the Java Control Panel.
Windows XP
  • Click on the Start button and then click on the Control Panel option.
  • Double click on the Java icon to open the Java Control Panel.


Java Control Panel

Alternate method of launching Java Control Panel

  • Click Windows Start button.
  • In the Start Search box, type:
    Windows 32-bit OS: c:\Program Files\Java\jre7\bin\javacpl.exe
    Windows 64-bit OS: c:\Program Files (x86)\Java\jre7\bin\javacpl.exe

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