Before you install Zulu, complete the tasks in the section, Preparing the Zulu Installation Platform.
Download the installation package to your local Downloads folder.
Choose a method for running the installer.
To install Zulu in default location, run the package installer as Administrator, from the Windows command line:
> msiexec /i <zulu_package>.msi /qn
Zulu will be installed in
jdkin <zulu-jdk> stands for the version of Zulu you plan to install, for example,
To install Zulu in a non-default location, run the package installer as Administrator, from the Windows command line.
Choose one of the following options:
> msiexec /i <zulu_package>.msi INSTALLDIR="<absolute_path_to_dir>" /qn
Zulu will be installed in the specified directory.
Example to make
> msiexec /i zulu8.42-sa-jdk8.0.232-win_x64.msi INSTALLDIR="c:\java\jdk8" /qn
> msiexec /i <zulu_package>.msi APPLICATIONROOTDIRECTORY="<absolute_path_to_dir>" /qn
\<zulu-jdk>\folder will be created in the specified directory, and Zulu will be installed in it.
Example to make
> msiexec /i zulu8.42-sa-jdk8.0.232-win_x64.msi APPLICATIONROOTDIRECTORY="c:\java" /qn
To install Zulu using theSetup Wizard, double-click the <zulu_package>
.msifile, make your selections and click Next as the screens are displayed. Screens include:
Destination Folder page
Accept the default destination folder
C:\Program Files\Zulu\<zulu-jdk>, or click Change to enter an alternative destination.
Change destination Folder window
Select or create a different directory through Look in option. However, if you alter the installation path, the
\<zulu_jdk> subdirectory will not be created and selected directory becomes the root Zulu directory. For example, if you select
C:\temp, Zulu will be installed into the
C:\tempdirectory and the path to
Click OK to confirm your choice.
Ready to install page.
Click Install to start the installation.
The Zulu MSI Installer updates the PATH environment variable with Zulu installation directory and creates .jar file association with Java launcher.
For details on Windows registry keys, see Zulu MSI Installer and Windows Registry Settings.