I'm not sure if this is the best place to post this question, but since Java is mentioned in the description...

I am attempting to learn Java through a Sam's 'Teach Yourself in 21 Days' book. Day1 they have download the latest JDK from Sun (which is 1.3). Test my computer at the DOS prompt to make sure it is installed correctly. It seems to be configured correctly.

The first program they have me do is 'Hello World' and then compile it. This is where I run into the problem. DOS keeps returning a 'bad command or file' error at the javac command prompt. I double-checked my JDK directory to confirm that I have the javac.exe file.

Please help!