Trouble installing on windows 10 desktop

I’m new to all this and trying to install but having issues. Can anyone tell me what I’m doing wrong or need to do?

Launching the openHAB runtime…
WARNING: Running Karaf on a Java HotSpot Client VM because server-mode is not available.
Install Java Developer Kit to fix this.
For more details see
The system cannot find the path specified.

You need to tell us more about your install to really assist you.

Going just on the limited information above, it sounds like you installed the HOT SPOT version of Java. Uninstall it and download and install the JDK version.

If you are running on a X64 machine grab the Windows X64 version.

I am trying to follow the install according to the directions on openhab site. where do I find the value to enter for Java home variable?

  • Control Panel :arrow_right: System and Security :arrow_right: System :arrow_right: Advanced System Settings :arrow_right: Environment Variables :arrow_right: System Variables

The value is the file path to the JDK