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How to install JRE 5.0 in eclipse? Please help!

Hi all, I've spent all night trying to figure out how to install JRE 5.0 into eclipse with no luck! I'm using 6.0 as that is what I installed but now I realize my app will not run on OS 5.0 phones so I need to change it (I don't even think I'm using any specific 6.0 api's but its saying 'scroll view' is)


Thanks!  Also I'm somewhat new so please be detailed!

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Re: How to install JRE 5.0 in eclipse? Please help!

The following site details how to install additional SDKs into Eclipse:



If you continue to experience problems then please provide some details of the issues you are experiencing.



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Re: How to install JRE 5.0 in eclipse? Please help!

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Hey Garett,
I am going through the same issue,

I am having latest version 7.1 , but I want to create app for BB OS 5.0 ,

So how to develop it, I searched a lot Man Surprised , I am not getting solutions, Is there any way to downgrade the version ,

Please help me out from this...

Thanks in Advance

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Re: How to install JRE 5.0 in eclipse? Please help!

welcome to the support forums.
the link garret posted is still valid, but you have to click one more time, to reach https://developer.blackberry.com/java/download/
then click Use Eclipse to install the BlackBerry Java Plug-in to show the guide for installing other JRE versions using the update site.
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