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Posts: 19
Registered: ‎02-12-2013
My Device: Developer
My Carrier: developer

Can't install simulator


I am trying to install the BlackBerry 10 simulator. I have followed the directions shown on the BlackBerry developer's site:

Installed VMware Player. It opens and seems to be working.

I downloaded the BlackBerry10Simulator-Installer...exe.

When I run the installer exe the prograss bar goes all the way to 100%, but I then get a panel with the following message:

"Could not find a valid Java virtual machine to load.

You may need to reinstall a supported Java virtual machine."


I reinstalled the VMware player, but still have the same problem.

Can anyone help?

BlackBerry Development Advisor
Posts: 15,113
Registered: ‎07-09-2008
My Device: BlackBerry Passport
My Carrier: Bell

Re: Can't install simulator

VMWare Player and JVM are not the same thing.  You'll need to install a JDK downloaded from here too.  http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/java/javase/downloads/index.html

Mark Sohm
BlackBerry Development Advisor

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