Files wont open

Feb 12, 2019 5:42PM PST

Hello, I've been trying to download and run a file for quite some time now but I've got a problem. It's a .jar file and I have unzipped it already. The file's icon is the internet explorer icon, even though I never use internet explorer and already deleted it off my pc. Opening it greets me with "what do you want to do with (file)," and the options: open, save, and save as. After clicking save, it opens View Downloads - Internet Explorer. I can see my download there with a button saying open. I press the open button and it opens the "what do you want to do with (file)," and the options: open, save, and save as. After this, it takes you back to View Downloads where the cycle repeats until I have 50 of the same download saved in View Downloads that are unable to be opened.

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JAR files would need JAVA.
Feb 12, 2019 6:23PM PST

Did you install JAVA?

Also, in the strictest sense these will not open for editing but will open and run (if you installed JAVA.) I suggest you head to and install the Java's they have there.

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Feb 12, 2019 6:31PM PST

How do I open this file after JDK 8 has been installed?

Post was last edited on February 12, 2019 6:58 PM PST

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