WFP: Could not create the Java virtual machine
Thread poster: Samuel Murray

Samuel Murray  Identity Verified
Netherlands
Local time: 19:58
Member (2006)
English to Afrikaans
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Jun 20, 2013

G'day everyone

I tried to open a very large file in WFP, and then got the message that I must allocate more memory in the Preferences. So I did just that. WFP says that it must restart, and it tried... but now I get an error saying:

Java Virtual Machine Launcher
X: Could not create the Java virtual machine

...followed by this monster:



So I guess I must find a way to reduce my memory allocation in WFP again... but how do I do that without using WFP itself?

Thanks
Samuel


 

Alex Lago  Identity Verified
Spain
Local time: 19:58
Member (2009)
English to Spanish
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Open wordfast.ini Jun 21, 2013

Locate a file called "wordfast.ini" on your computer, open it with notepad or another text editor and look for the line that reads (I imagine you gave it the max memory 1470 MB)

-Xmx1470m

change it to read

-Xmx1024m

save the file and open Wordfast.

That should have solved the problem, if not you can allocate lower memory resources: 256 MB or 512 MB, which would be respectively

-Xmx256m
-Xmx512m


 

Nina Nikitina  Identity Verified
Russian Federation
Local time: 20:58
Member (2008)
English to Russian
Thank you, Alex! Mar 13, 2014

It works!

 


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