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Run JVM without installing JRE/JDK

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Joined: 2005-09-26
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Is this possible to run JVM (java.exe with some Java application) without really installing the JRE/JDK in the computer?
What is the minimal set of files from JRE distribution and keys in registry, which should be set in a computer, to enable running regular Java application?

Thanks in advance

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Joined: 2007-11-07
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the miniual jre is about 1.5-2 MB
it's without the SWINGs

Joined: 2008-03-24
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Where can I find such a miniual JRE?
What about the size if take SWING into account?

Joined: 2007-11-08
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Yes, You can run the Java application without installing the JRE/JDK. But for this purpose you must place the JRE uncompressed files/folder some where and just set the path of Java.exe in that application which are you running. Actually Jre itself have Java.exe in bin folder so you directly call it and you application will run properly.