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Updated: August 1, 2012

Applies To: Windows 7, Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows Vista

JavaVM specifies the default Java Virtual Machine application. This must be the application’s canonical name.

This setting has been deprecated in Windows® 8. The information about this deprecated setting is provided for reference only. For information about setting the default file associations, see Default Application Association Servicing Command-Line Options.



Specifies the Java Virtual Machine application. javavm_application is a string with a maximum length of 259 characters. This must be the application’s canonical name.

For more information about canonical names, see this MSDN Website.

This string type does not support empty elements. Do not create an empty value for this setting.




For a list of the Windows® editions and architectures that this component supports, see Microsoft-Windows-Shell-Setup.

The following XML output shows how to set client applications.


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