How to Fix Java Virtual Machine Launcher Error

How to Fix Java Virtual Machine Launcher Error

Your computer has the ability to identify errors. Although error messages are quite complex and you might not really know how to fix errors. A virtual machine error especially.

A virtual machine is software that interprets or translates the codes of other programs into specific instructions. In other words, it allows your computer to run another program that isn’t usually compatible with your operating system. For example, you can run an android app on Windows.

So when there’s an error launching a Java file or program, you get an error message like this: “Java Virtual Machine Launcher could not find the main class: program will now exit”.

This message is usually annoying and could give you a headache when you’re not able to run java files or programs from your computer. This would usually happen when there are errors from your java virtual machine launcher. In this article, you’ll be instructed on how to fix java virtual machine launcher step-by-step.

Step 1: Check for and Remove any Malware from System.

To check your computer for malware and other malicious elements, there’s a default software program already installed on your PC called Windows Defender. It helps you run your system and check for antivirus and solves basic issues on your PC.

Moving on to checking for malware, go to the “Search the Web and Windows” box and enter “Security” and click on “Windows Security to open the interface.

Then, click on “Quick Scan”. Automatically, your system will run a smart scan looking for malware and viruses across all your files and programs. If any malware is found, Windows will recommend you to “fix problems” or “remove it from PC”.

If the procedure above is too complex, you could also try this:

In the “Search web and Windows” box type mrt, then hit Enter. This will attempt to start a built-in Windows utility called Microsoft Malicious Software Removal Tool. You’ll run it as administrator. When it starts running, click on next and then follow all on-screen prompts to complete scan and debug your PC from malware, spyware and all kinds of negative wares from your PC. Reboot your computer when this is completed.

Step 2: Restart Your PC

When the whole scan is complete, restart your computer to complete update. Then go to the  “Search the web and Windows” box again and enter this command: msconfig.

Step 3: System Configuration Utility

Once you’ve entered the command above in step 2, to System Configuration Utility will launch with your permission as administrator.

Step 4

Click on the “Startup” tab

Step 5

Have the checkmark next to WJView.exe and javaaw.exe.. removed

Step 6

Click Ok and reboot your PC

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