How to Download and Install Java SE JDK 8 on Windows 10

In this article, We are going to perform How to Download and Install Java SE JDK 8 on Windows 10.


Java is a set of software and specifications developed at Sun Microsystems. There are two tyes of Java Platforms are JDK (Java Development Kit) and JRE (Java Runtime Environment). Both are helpful for deploying applications on servers and debugging, JVM monitoring,developing.

Java 8 Features:

Java 8 provides following features,

  • ForEach() method
  • Functional interfaces
  • Base64 Encode Decode
  • Parallel array sorting
  • Nashorn JavaScript Engine,
  • Parallel Array Sorting
  • Type and Repating Annotations
  • java.lang and java.util Packages

To know more detailed features go through this link.


  • Windows 10 OS
  • RDP access with administrator privileges

Step 1: Download Oracle Java SE JDK 8

Generally Oracle will not allow to download directly without accepting their licences. We have to create one account in Oracle java website by your personal or official mail. After accepting licence download the application from browser to local machine.

This link takes you to the Oracle home website Oracel Java SRE.

Once you opened above link goto “Java SE Development Kit 8u241” section, click on “Accept License Agreement” Radio button and download ” jdk-8u241-windows-x64.exe” setup for Windows 10.

download java se jdk 8 for windows

Step 2: Run the Java SE JDK 8 Installer and Install Java SE JDK 8 on Windows 10

Next Click on downloaded  JDK 8 exe file and click on Next

java se jdk 8 setup wizard

Click on Next

java se jdk 8 custom setup

You will see like below progress screen

java se jdk 8 installation progress

It will ask for Destination path to Install Java SE JDK 8, Click on Next

java se jdk 8 setup destination folder

You will see like below Installation progress.

java se jdk 8 setup progress

Once the installation completed, you will see below screen, click on close.

java se jdk 8 setup complete

Step 3: Setting the JAVA Environment Variables

follow below steps to set JAVA Environment Variables. Right Click on the This PC(My Computer) and click on properties

set java environment variables

Click on Advanced system settings

java se jdk 8 advanced system settings

Click on Environment Variables under Advanced tab.

java se jdk 8 environment variables

Click on New under User Variables

java se jdk 8 set user variables

Type PATH in the Variable name.

java se jdk 8 set variable name

Copy the path of bin folder where Java SE JDK 8 installed (C:\Program Files\Java\jdk1.8.0_241\bin)

copy java environment variables

Paste Path of bin folder( C:\Program Files\Java\jdk1.8.0_241\bin) in Variable value and click on OK Button

java se jdk 8 copy bin path

To check if Java Environment variables is set, Go to command prompt and type javac command.

You will see like below screen.

javac command prompt


In this article, We have downloaded Oracle Java 8 from official site, How to Download and Install Java SE JDK 8 on Windows 10, configured JAVA_HOME and JRE_HOME, verified installed version.

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