Update 2011-06-25: As suggested in the comments just clicking back button and then next again in the installer could bypass the problem. Thanks to Hatem and tikno07.
I was trying to install the Android SDK tools using the Windows installer package recently. Since I had the Java JDK SE 6 Update 23 installed on my system I was confused about the installer aborting the installation process with the message:
Java SE Development Kit (JDK) not found
After some research I found out, that the installer does not detect 64-bit JDK versions. After removing the 64-bit version of the JDK and (re)installed the 32-bit version the installer worked as expected.
I also found this post and that one which show workarounds to get the Android SDK tools working with a 64-bit JDK. Due to the fact that I do not know if using a 64-bit JDK has any side effects on the Android tools, I decided to use 32-bit one to be on the save side.
29 responses to “Windows: Android SDK installer does not find Java SE Development Kit (JDK)”
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Can you send me the link to the 32 bit JDK. Cant seem to find that. Really want to start off on a project.
you can find the download here http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/java/javase/downloads/jdk-6u25-download-346242.html (“Windows x86, jdk-6u25-windows-i586.exe”).
Here is a simple solution
when the error message appears, simply click previous next Next again.
^ Hatem, you are a life saver.
Btw I start developing now.
Thanks loads Katem . I was struggling for a while and – ur solution rocks. cheers.
HATEM U SAVED ME!!
hey dude…you do not need to remove your 64bit JDK.. just click back-button and then click the next again…
works! for me…
Well that makes me feel confident about the SDK when the installer doesn’t event run
Thanks for the suggestion to press previous and next again. It worked for me with JDK release 26
worked for me too… (Rel 26)
Thanks a lot, Hatem!
Google always does things in beta… I am sick of being their beta tester
Thanks also Hatem,,
Gawd. We’re developing applications with this trash…
Thanx Hatem for your help
Thanx a lot!
This is not working with me !!! PLEASE HELP….
Although I created a JAVA_HOME variable !
Thanks in advance
Yep.The trick of pressing the previous next button again works like a charm.Thanks a ton.
thanks for rocking solution
my sdk mgr dosent recognize java im running windows xp and i dont get a back button option please help u can email me
have you tried the 32-bit version of the Java SDK?
Creating Environment variable can also work for this error :read this:
JDK not found
I failed with the env variable with windows 7 64 Bit home premium, but the solution with the 32 bit SDK works fine 🙂
Thanks a lot!
I have the same problem on 64 bit
installed 32bit. and worked. good.
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