ROES Won't Launch - .exe Does Not Run

• This error occurs usually on older computers that have not run ROES recently.
• ROES runs through all the standard installation prompts and then immediately closes without running the .exe (e.g. closes before downloading catalog window ever displays)


  1. Open Control Panel and select System

  2. Select Advanced System Settings

  3. Select Environmental Variables

  4. Look for a variable called JAVA_OPTIONS or JAVA_OPTS and delete it

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    2. This variable dictates how much ram java can use and will prevent ROES from launching

  5. Relaunch ROES from the shortcut and the program should launchROESOpts.gif