2.Windows Installation Guide

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Follow these steps to install 3Rabbitz Book on your WindowsOperating System:Windows;Windows Installation Guide.

The following steps are for Windows 7Operating System:Windows:Windows 7.

  1. Install Java 6.0 or later.

  2. Download the 3Rabbitz Book installation file.

  3. Decompress the 3Rabbitz Book installation file.

  4. Start 3Rabbitz Book.

  5. Run Installation Wizard.

2.1Installing Java 6.0 or LaterWindows:Install Java

Checking Java Installation and Its Version

To check your Java installation and its version, follow these steps.

  1. In the execution box of the <Start> menu on your Windows, enter CMD to run a command prompt.

Figure 2-1Executing a Command Prompt

  1. Execute the following command in the command prompt.

java -version

If the following results does not show up or if the version is not equal to 1.6 or later, then you will have to install Java.

Figure 2-2Checking the Java Version

Installing Java

To install Java on your Windows, follow these steps.

  1. Download the Java installation files from the Oracle Java site.

    • You are recommended to download Java 7. At present, the latest version is Java SE 7u51.

    • If you use 32 bit Windows, then select Windows x86 Offline and if you use 64 bit Windows, then select Windows x64.

Should I download JREJava:JRE or should I download JDKJava:JDK?

JRE(Java Runtime Environment) is used to run the software made using Java(3Rabbitz Book and so on) and JDK(Java Development Kit) is a group of tools and JRE necessary for Java software development. Thus, if you install Java to use 3Rabbitz Book only, then you are recommended to install JRE.

  1. Click the downloaded file to install Java.

JRE_HOME or JAVA_HOME Environment Variable SettingJava:JRE_HOME;Java:JAVA_HOME

To configure JRE_HOME or JAVA_HOME environment variables, follow these steps.

  1. Right click with your mouse button on the <Start | Computer> menu. The context menu will appear.

  2. In the context menu, click on the <Properties> menu.

Figure 2-3Opening the Property Menu on Your Computer

  1. In the left menu, click on the <Advanced system settings> menu.

Figure 2-4Viewing the Basic Information about Your Computer

  1. In the System Properties windows, click on the <Environment Variables> button below the <Advanced> tab.

Figure 2-5System Properties

  1. In the Environment Variable windows, click on the <New> button located below the <System Variables> panel.

Figure 2-6Environment Variables

  1. Enter a variable name and value in the New System Variable windows and click on the <OK> button.

Figure 2-7New System Variable

If JRE is installed, then enter JRE_HOME and if JDK is installed, then enter JAVA_HOME for the variable name. A variable name field requires the path for the folder where JRE or JDK is installed. The detailed path can be checked from the C:\Program Files\Java folder.

Table 2-1Environment Variable

Variable name

Variable value1

JRE is installed.


C:\Program Files\Java\jre7

JDK is installed.


C:\Program Files\Java\jdk1.7.0_03

If both of JRE_HOME and JAVA_HOME are set, then JRE_HOME has a higher priority.

2.2Installing 3Rabbitz BookWindows:Install 3Rabbitz Book

Download the installation file and decompress it. Installation of 3Rabbitz Book will be completed.

  1. Download the Windows version of installation file from the 3Rabbitz download page.

  2. After decompressing it, move the 3rabbitz folder to the folder where you want to install the 3Rabbitz Book.

The full path for the folder to be installed should not have space or special character(~!@#$%^&*()_+|"<>':`).

Figure 2-8Product Folder Structure

2.3Starting 3Rabbitz BookWindows:Start 3Rabbitz Book

3RABBITZ_HOME refers to the folder where 3Rabbitz Book is installed.

To start 3Rabbitz Book, follow these steps.

  1. In your Windows Explorer, move to the 3RABBITZ_HOME\bin folder.

  2. Run the startup.bat file.Windows:Start 3Rabbitz Book:startup.bat{c}

  3. Using 5. Installation Wizard, perform the initial configuration works.

2.4Stopping 3Rabbitz BookWindows:Stop 3Rabbitz Book

To stop 3Rabbitz Book, follow these steps.

  1. In your Windows Explorer, move to the 3RABBITZ_HOME\bin folder.

  2. Run the shutdown.bat program.Windows:Start 3Rabbitz Book:shutdown.bat{c}

  1. The variable value may differ depending on the Java version and the folder location.To Content