Installing Maven under Windows Vista

It is fairly easy to set up Maven under Windows Vista, following this Excellent tutorial.

However, I had a few difficulties figuring out some steps, which are described in the following:

How to set your environment variables under Windows Vista? Right click your „Computer“ and select „Properties“ – here click on „Advanced Settings“.

The Systems Properties Dialog should open. Go to the tab Advanced and you can click environment variables at the bottom.

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On my system, the variables where:
JAVA_HOME –> C:\Program Files\Java\jdk1.6.0_20
M2_HOME –> C:\Users\mroh004.COM\Documents\Applications\apache-maven-2.2.1

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