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Base won't start. it says "JRE required" on a blankscreen. Thanks for any help.

asked 2018-01-23 08:19:41 +0200

I have uninstalled and installed twice. I have a piece of shit windows machine. Teh word processor and spreadsheet work fine.

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answered 2018-01-23 08:23:44 +0200

Well, I got a little further. now it says, "LibreOffice requires a Java runtime environment (JRE) to perform this task. Please install a JRE and restart LibreOffice." I will google that, but I don't have a clue what that means, and I am worried about dling something I don't know about.

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Ignore my comment. Now that I knew that JRE stood for java, I searched java and base on this forum and found hte anser. I don't know how to delete my question, but someone could do that for me!

Thanks.

thescreendoorslams gravatar imagethescreendoorslams ( 2018-01-23 09:00:56 +0200 )edit

Deletion not appropriate, imo. Someone may find the answer useful.
Just two additional hints:
-1- The JRE you install and make accessible to LibreOffice must have the same bit-width (32 or 64).
-2- You may need to select the correct JRE in Tools > Options > LibreOffice > Advanced.

Lupp gravatar imageLupp ( 2018-01-23 14:10:59 +0200 )edit
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