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    Follow the below procedures when you want to install 3Rabbitz Book in your Windows.

    The following steps are for Windows 7.
    1. Install Java 6.0 or higher.

    2. Download the installation files for 3Rabbitz Book.

    3. Decompress the installation files for 3Rabbitz Book.

    4. Start 3Rabbitz Book.

    5. Run Installation Wizard.

    0.1Installing Java 6.0 or Higher

    Checking Java Installation and Its Version

    Follow the below procedures when you check your Java installation and its version.

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

    Figure 0-1Executing 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 1.7, then you will have to install Java.

    Figure 0-2Checking the Java Version

    Installing Java

    Follow the below procedures when you install Java in your Windows.

    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 7u3.

      • 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 JRE or should I download 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 Setting

    Follow the below procedures when you want to configure JRE_HOME or JAVA_HOME environment variables.

    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 0-3Opening the Property Menu on Your Computer

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

    Figure 0-4Viewing the Basic Information about Your Computer

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

    Figure 0-5System Properties

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

    Figure 0-6Environment Variables

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

    Figure 0-7New 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 0-1Environment Variable

    Variable name

    Variable value1

    JRE is installed.

    JRE_HOME

    C:\Program Files\Java\jre7

    JDK is installed.

    JAVA_HOME

    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.

    0.2Installing 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 0-8Product Folder Structure

    0.3Starting 3Rabbitz Book

    3RABBITZ_HOME refers to the folder where 3Rabbitz Book is installed.
    1. In your Windows Explorer, move to the 3RABBITZ_HOME\bin folder.

    2. Run the startup.bat file.

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

    0.4Terminating 3Rabbitz Book

    The following is how you can terminate the 3Rabbitz Book.

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

    2. Run the shutdown.bat program.


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

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