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Compatibility between OpenJDK and Blancco products is explained here: JAVA and OpenJDK version compatibilty with Blancco ProductsManagement Console

If you have Blancco Management Console and Drive Eraser Configuration Tool installed on the same server, OpenJDK version 8 is required.


  1. Download the OpenJDK from
  2. Select "Windows/x64" to download the zip file
  3. Extract the zip file to a location where you want to install the OpenJDK (for in this example C:\Program Files\Java\jdk-11.0.1). Note that on your installation the version number of OpenJDK (in the name of the directory) may vary and you need to use the details specific to your installation.

Creating "JAVA_HOME" System Variable