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Hi, I am trying to install Osmosis in WindowsXP. I was getting error on downloading JAVA that it will not support WindowsXP. What are the other options to install Osmosis. is new Osmosis work with older JAVA? OR I have to use both older versions? Any help would be appreciated. Thank You

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asked 15 Nov '15, 10:37

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What Java version did you try to download and install? Tell us exactly!

Maybe for WinXP you need an older Java version, like 1.7 or 1.6

And you followed ??

(15 Nov '15, 17:12) stephan75

I would suggest to get an up-to-date operating system – e.g. most Linux systems are free and for free! :-) @SomeoneElse's cheated downvote: come on ... really?

(15 Nov '15, 21:51) aseerel4c26 ♦

On Windows XP, try these instructions.

Java isn't supported on Windows XP because Windows XP isn't supported by Microsoft any more. However, that doesn't mean it won't work. Here for example it says "As noted, users may still continue to use Java 8 on Windows XP at their own risk, but we can no longer provide complete guarantees for Java on Windows XP, since the OS is no longer being updated by Microsoft".

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answered 15 Nov '15, 22:02

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