Fix “failed to load the jni shared library jvm.dll” in Eclipse

This is Short tip intended to provide quick solution. It’s not a tutorial.

To resolve “failed to load the jni shared library jvm.dll” issue and to run eclipse in 64 bit Windows Successfully you need following things.

  • 64 bit Windows Operating System.
  • 64 bit Java.
  • 64 bit Eclipse.

I am sure you have 64 bit of Windows. Please download Java and Eclipse from link given below.

  • Download 64 bit Java from here.
  • Download 64 bit Eclipse from here.

Try to run eclipse again, “failed to load the jni shared library jvm.dll” won’t be there.


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  1. Really lame and incomplete answer …………….what if a person is using 32-bit jvm and 32-bit eclipse ????

  2. Thanks Dude. Really easy when i used your links
    All i had to do was set up environment variable java_home

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