Install the correct JRE - LibreOffice on windows 10

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Install the correct JRE - LibreOffice on windows 10

This description refers to the version LibreOffice 6.

Welche LibreOffice-Version benötigt welche Java-JRE-Version?
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Dialog box "Options LibreOffice Advanced"

Why Java Runtime Environment (JRE)

LibreOffice Base, see also Documentation, uses the HSQL database, this requires Java Runtime Environment (JRE) 201805 LO HB Java Symbol.png.
It explains how to install the right Java Runtime Environment (JRE) on Windows 10 and how to integrate it into LibreOffice.

Which version JRE

If you use LibreOffice in the 32-bit version, you must also install the JRE 32-bit version.
If you use LibreOffice in the 64-bit version, you must also install the JRE 64-bit version.
Regardless, you can also install the JRE 32-bit and 64-bit versions in parallel.

JRE – Downlaod

The current JRE can be downloaded from the Java website https://www.java.com or from https://www.java.com/en/download/manual.jsp.
Important Oracle Java License Update - The Oracle Java License has changed for releases starting April 16, 2019.

Examples under Windows

Example 32-Bit version JRE

Example of a downloaded JRE file for the 32-bit version on Windows:
jre-8u171-windows-i586.exe
This is usually in the "Download folder" and still needs to be installed.

Example 64-bit version JRE

Example of a downloaded JRE file for the 64-bit version on Windows:
jre-8u171-windows-x64.exe
This is usually in the "Download folder" and still needs to be installed.

Installation of a JRE

Install the desired JRE file as instructed by your operating system.
If you have older JRE installed, you may be asked to delete it. Confirm this.

JRE register in LibreOffice

To register the JRE in LibreOffice, open LibreOffice.
From the menu Tools ▸ Options ▸ LibreOffice ▸ Advanced.
In the "Options LibreOffice Advanced" dialog box, under "Java Options", check the box "Use a Java Runtime Environment".
If there is no entry here, go to Add and select the JRE and OK.

FAQ - How to install Java (JRE/JDK) so that LibreOffice could use it?

See also other operating systems.
FAQ - How to install Java (JRE/JDK) so that LibreOffice could use it?

Any questions?

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