Install JDK 11 for Windows

Let’s learn to Install JDK 11 for Windows.

Install JDK 11 for Windows

In this post we are going to download and install Amazon Corretto Java Development Kit (JDK) version 11 for the Windows Platform.

Go to Google search “Amazon Corretto 11”.

Install JDK 11 for Windows

Choose the first link. Click on “Downloads for Amazon Corretto 11”.

Now in “Downloads for Amazon Corretto 11” web page scroll down and we have got a table with the various versions of Amazon Corretto.

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As you can see there is actually two versions of windows x64 bit and an x86. Here x64 is a 64 bit version and x86 is 32 bit version.

The quickest way to find out if you don’t know is go to “Type here to search” in taskbar and type “32” and this brings up an option.

“See if you have a 32-bit or 64-bit version of windows” and scroll it down and see where it says “System type 64-bit operating system.”

That’s the bit of information we need to know. Not the x-64 based processor. So that means download 64-bit version. Now click on the msi link.

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Amazon Corretto 11 download

After downloading the installer. Click on open file. Close the browser and click “Next” in Welcome to the Amazon Corretto (x64) Setup Wizard.

You can see default location that’s going to be installing it at. We need this location later. Click on Next.

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When prompted for “Do you want to allow this app to make changes to your device?” Click on Yes.

And you can see quick installation of Amazon Corretto (64-bit version) has completed.

Install JDK 11 for Windows

Finally go come down to start window – click on cmd – type “java -version”

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As you can see the output which says OpenJDK 64-Bit Server VM Corretto. That confirms that the installation has been successfully installed and the Java Development Kit is now installed on the computer.

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