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Matlab error, anyone know what this means?

  1. Apr 25, 2006 #1
    "Unable to start the application--the class file could not be loaded

    Catastrophic failure"

    It did this when I was using my CD to reload a toolbox that was corrupt. So I uninstalled the previous version, and even did so using a third party program that gets rid of EVERYTHING, then tried reinstalling using the setup on the CD and get the exact same error. Not quite sure what to do now, I mean this is a CD that worked on my friends computer (yes I have a license through my university, Embry-Riddle, and we are allowed to check it out of the library, just so you know)
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  3. Apr 26, 2006 #2
    Damn this really sucks, nothing is working!
  4. Apr 27, 2006 #3


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    Update your Java runtime enviroment - or start Matlab with <matlab -nojvm> ie. no Java...
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