How to Update Java

How to Update Java

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Method 1 of 2: On Windows

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    Open StartImage titled Windowsstart.png. Click the Windows logo in the bottom-left corner of the screen. TheStartmenu will pop up.

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    Type in configure java. Doing so searches for matching programs.

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    Click Configure Java. It’s at the top of the list of matching programs. Doing so opens the Java control panel.

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    Click the Update tab. This is at the top of the Java control panel window.

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    Click Update Now. You’ll find this button in the bottom-right corner of the window. Doing so prompts Java to begin looking for an update.

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    Allow Java to update.If Java finds an available update, follow any on-screen prompts to confirm the update, then allow your computer to install the latest version of Java.

    • If you receive a message that says you’re already running the latest version of Java, you can’t update Java.

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Method 2 of 2: On Mac

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    Open the Apple menuImage titled Macapple1.png. Click the Apple logo in the top-left corner of the screen. A drop-down menu will appear.

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    Click System Preferences…. It’s in the drop-down menu. The System Preferences window will open.

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    Click Java.This coffee cup-shaped icon should be at the bottom of the System Preferences window, though you may need to scroll down.

    • If you don’t see the Java option in System Preferences, skip to the last step in this method.
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    Click the Update tab. You’ll find it at the top of the window.

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    Click Update Now. This is on the lower-right side of the window.

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    Click Install Update when prompted.It’s in the bottom-right corner of the window.[1] X Research source

    • If you receive a message that says you’re already running the latest version of Java, you can’t update Java.
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    Allow Java to update.Java will retrieve the update and begin downloading the most recent version of Java.

    • You may be prompted to enter your Mac’s password at some point in the update process. If so, enter your password, then press ⏎ Return.
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    Download the most recent version of Java.If you couldn’t find theJavaentry in the System Preferences window, you can update Java by reinstalling it:

    • Go to https://www.java.com/en/ in your computer’s web browser.
    • Click the red Free Java Download button.
    • Click Agree and Start Free Download.
    • Double-click the downloaded Java DMG file.
    • Drag the Java logo onto the “Applications” folder icon in the window that opens.
    • Follow the on-screen installation prompts.

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  • Java will usually update automatically, but manually installing an update as indicated in this article can help speed up the update process. Thanks!

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  • Installing the latest version of Java will replace your current version with the updated Java installation. Thanks!

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  • If you receive a Java update pop-up window on a random page in your browser, close the page and attempt to update Java as outlined in this article rather than using the pop-up. Some pages will use fake update messages to get you to install a virus. Thanks!

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