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Running the Blackboard Launcher with Java

Some users get stuck when installing the launcher (JNLP - "Java Network Launch Protocol") for Blackboard Collaborate since not all computers know how they should run the file (with Java). Users with this issue should do the following:

1.  Download the meeting.jnlp file and choose the option to open with if it does not run automatically.
2.  Browse for javaws.exe (   This is usually in: c:\Program Files (x86)\Java\jre#\bin\   or similar  )
Select "Open with" and click "Browse..."
Click "Browse..." again
Navigate to the Java "bin" folder
Select the Java Web Start (javaws) executable.
Note: java.exe and javacpl.exe will not work.

3.  From here, the setup should proceed normally.

Keywords:Java, Blackboard, Launch, Launcher, Collaborate, Remote, exe, bin, jre, open with   Doc ID:46205
Owner:Luke K.Group:UW Green Bay
Created:2015-01-14 12:53 CDTUpdated:2015-03-10 10:26 CDT
Sites:UW Green Bay
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