ContentBox Express 2.0.0 not running in windows7

I’m not able to run ContentBox Express 2.0.0 in windows7 machine. The startup.bat is immediately closing when clicked.
I have checked JAVA_HOME is set and pointing to C:\Program Files\Java\jre7\bin.
I have also tried changing JAVA_HOME -> C:\Program Files\Java\jdk1.7.0_17\ and added C:\Program Files\Java\jdk1.7.0_17\bin; to Path.
Any one having similar problems.

Usually when they automatically close that means they can’t find the JRE. I had to dig through the batch startup files last time that happened to figure out what env variables it was looking for. It might be JRE_HOME. You can try putting a “pause” at the bottom of the batch files, or running them from a command prompt so you can try and see the error.

Unfortunately, errors finding the java/jre home don’t make it into any Java logs since Java isn’t even running yet.



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Ortus Solutions, Corp

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Thanks for your reply Brad.

I have opened startup.bat in command prompt and saw JRE_HOME missing error.
I have setup JAVA_HOME & JRE_HOME.
Now while running configtest.bat, I’m getting the below mentioned error
"Error opening zip file or JAR manifest missing : $CATALINA_BASE/webapps/ROOT/WEB-INF/lib/railo-inst.jar
Error occurred during initialization of VM agent library failed to init: instrument"

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