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Before you begin

  • The following procedure only works for Java™ versions before 1.8.
  • The following procedure works only for IBM RPA versions before 20.12.5.
  • Create an Oracle account. See the Oracle Java™ documentation External link for more details.


  1. Install Java Runtime Environment™ External link. The JRE architecture must match the architecture of the operating system (32 or 64 bits).
  2. Click Control panel (see large icons) > Ease of access center > Make the computer easier to see > Other installed programs > Enable Java Access Bridge.
  3. Restart the computer.
  4. Open IBM RPA Studio and try again.