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AdoptOpenJDK 8


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This package was approved as a trusted package on 8/22/2019.

AdoptOpenJDK provides prebuilt OpenJDK build binaries. This one uses Hotspot.

To install AdoptOpenJDK 8, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco install adoptopenjdk8

To upgrade AdoptOpenJDK 8, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco upgrade adoptopenjdk8


  • tools\chocolateyinstall.ps1 Show
    $packageArgs = @{
        PackageName      = $env:ChocolateyPackageName
        UnzipLocation    = $targetDir = 'C:\Program Files\AdoptOpenJDK'
        Url64            = ''
        Checksum64       = '30aec15679a6e7a539f0280587105164c74722e0764e1e661211cb31fbcec125'
        ChecksumType64   = 'sha256'
    Install-ChocolateyZipPackage @packageArgs
    Install-ChocolateyEnvironmentVariable 'JAVA_HOME' $targetDir\jdk8u222-b10 'Machine'
    # The full path instead of the %JAVA_HOME% is needed so it can be removed with the Chocolatey Uninstall
    Install-ChocolateyPath 'C:\Program Files\AdoptOpenJDK\jdk8u222-b10\bin' -PathType 'Machine'
  • tools\chocolateyuninstall.ps1 Show
    Uninstall-ChocolateyEnvironmentVariable 'JAVA_HOME' 'Machine'
    rm -r 'C:\Program Files\AdoptOpenJDK\jdk8u222-b10'
    $pathToUnInstall = 'C:\Program Files\AdoptOpenJDK\jdk8u222-b10\bin'
    $pathType = 'Machine'
    if ($env:PATH.ToLower().Contains($pathToUnInstall.ToLower()))
    	$statementTerminator = ";"
    	Write-Host "PATH environment variable contains $pathToUnInstall. Removing..."
    	$actualPath = [System.Collections.ArrayList](Get-EnvironmentVariable -Name 'Path' -Scope $pathType).split($statementTerminator)
    	$newPath =  $actualPath -Join $statementTerminator
    	if ($pathType -eq [System.EnvironmentVariableTarget]::Machine) {
    		if (Test-ProcessAdminRights) {
    			Set-EnvironmentVariable -Name 'Path' -Value $newPath -Scope $pathType
    		} else {
    			$psArgs = "UnInstall-ChocolateyPath -pathToUnInstall `'$originalPathToUnInstall`' -pathType `'$pathType`'"
    			Start-ChocolateyProcessAsAdmin "$psArgs"
    	} else {
    		Set-EnvironmentVariable -Name 'Path' -Value $newPath -Scope $pathType
    $AdoptOpenJDKDirectory = 'C:\Program Files\AdoptOpenJDK'
    If ((Get-ChildItem -Force $AdoptOpenJDKDirectory) -eq $Null) {
        rmdir $AdoptOpenJDKDirectory 

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Package Maintainer(s)

Software Author(s)

  • AdoptOpenJDK


Version History

Version Downloads Last updated Status
AdoptOpenJDK8 8.212.2 2347 Thursday, June 6, 2019 approved
AdoptOpenJDK8 8.212.1 879 Wednesday, May 8, 2019 approved
AdoptOpenJDK8 8.212 148 Thursday, April 18, 2019 approved
AdoptOpenJDK8 8.202 1825 Wednesday, February 6, 2019 approved

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