hi all
i was installed jdk1.5 and oracle 10g.
i got a runtime error like this.
i want to compile and run the same program in command prompt and eclipse also .

import java.sql.*;
public class Oapp2
public static void main(String args[])


Connection con=DriverManager.getConnection("jdbc:oracle:thin:@localhost:1521:xe","scott","tiger");
catch(Exception e)

i got an same error in editplus and eclipse as following.

java.lang.ClassNotFoundException: oracle:jdbc:driver:OracleDriver
at java.net.URLClassLoader$1.run(URLClassLoader.java:200)
at java.security.AccessController.doPrivileged(Native Method)
at java.net.URLClassLoader.findClass(URLClassLoader.java:188)
at java.lang.ClassLoader.loadClass(ClassLoader.java:306)
at sun.misc.Launcher$AppClassLoader.loadClass(Launcher.java:268)
at java.lang.ClassLoader.loadClass(ClassLoader.java:251)
at java.lang.ClassLoader.loadClassInternal(ClassLoader.java:319)
at java.lang.Class.forName0(Native Method)
at java.lang.Class.forName(Class.java:164)
at Oapp2.main(Oapp2.java:11)

plese help me.

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You haven't included the jarfile containing the Oracle JDBC Driver on the classpath.

> Class.forName("oracle:jdbc:driver:OracleDriver"); There is no class which goes by the name of oracle:jdbc:driver:OracleDriver . Replace those : with . and you should be fine provided you have included the classes12.jar or some other thin oracle driver in your classpath.

Ha. ;-)

Din't really look at the class name. These classpath questions (at least because of other forums) have simply become knee-jerk reactions. ;-)

> These classpath questions have simply become knee-jerk reactions. ;-)
You can say that again. :-)

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