Eclipse · Windows · Windows 7 · Windows Vista

How to install 64-bit Java on 64-bit Windows and solve an annoying Eclipse 5.6 error


I recently ran into a problem whereby I was trying to run a 64-bit Java application and yet I only had a 32-bit edition of Java installed on my 64-bit Windows computer. To obtain a 64-bit copy of Java I needed visit the Java download page using a 64-bit browser. On visiting with a standard… Continue reading How to install 64-bit Java on 64-bit Windows and solve an annoying Eclipse 5.6 error

Windows · Windows Vista

.MSU Windows Update Standalone Installer missing association / How to open a msu file


This solution from 2008 had only been tested on Windows Vista. The number of negative thumbs on this entry suggest it will not work on Windows XP or Windows 7+. Today for some particular reason my version of Microsoft Vista had forgotten what to do with ‘.msu’ files. MSU is a file extension used by… Continue reading .MSU Windows Update Standalone Installer missing association / How to open a msu file