Bamboo 4.2 upgrade error - No JVM found

I am trying to install Bamboo 4.2 on Windows Server 2008. I have downloaded atlassian-bamboo-4.2.0-windows-x32.exe, but when I attempt to run it an exception displays in a message box (image attached).

The log (also attached) appears to indicate that there is a problem with the java runtime, but JIRA is running on the same server but does not report any similar java-related problems.


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Hmm, that error message is wrong. You need Java 6 or above in order to run the installer.

Not sure about the exception message either - but Harry Chan has put me on the right track and after having installed the full JDK it installs OK. Thanks everyone

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Hi, as per Bamboo supported platforms, if you currently have the JRE, this will not work. You need the full JDK. Also please ensure that JAVA_HOME is set correctly in your environment variables. Note that this is not required for JIRA so might not be a problem.

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