Windows 7 Forums

Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.

Windows 7: Java update problem - Windows 7 64-bit

01 Apr 2010   #1
Malvern Man

Windows 7 64 Bit
Java update problem - Windows 7 64-bit


First time poster here, I hope my question is in the correct forum.

Windows 7 64 bit.

I am trying to update to the latest version of Java. When I go into Control Panel > Java it says Java 6 update 14.

When I try to update it it downloads the update then it uninstalls Java and reinstalls the Java 6 update 14 version.

When i look in Control Panel > Programs and Features there are 2 Javas in there, one says,

Java 6 update 14 (64-bit) installed on 15/8/2009

the other says,

Java 6 update 17 installed on 30/3/2010 (although I think the current version is now update 19)

(I don't have any trouble updating Jave on my XP laptop)

Regards, Chris.

My System SpecsSystem Spec
01 Apr 2010   #2
Microsoft MVP

Win 7 Ultimate x64

Get it from here instead (can get both x86 and x64),

Java SE Downloads - Sun Developer Network (SDN)

You want the JRE not the JDK, and get the offline version not the online one.

You can have both x86 and x64 installed at the same time as they are different installs, but the x64 version isn't needed unless you are using a program that requires it (the 64 bit version of IE8 for example).
My System SpecsSystem Spec
01 Apr 2010   #3
Malvern Man

Windows 7 64 Bit


Thank you for your answer to my question.

I now have the latest versions of both Javas.

How do I 'tick' this thread as resolved please?

Regards, Chris.
My System SpecsSystem Spec


 Java update problem - Windows 7 64-bit

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Similar help and support threads
Thread Forum
Interactive Service Detection - Java update problem?
Hello, I have a Win 7 box that keeps popping up with an Interactive Service Detection window. It appears to be some kind of Java update problem, but I can't find anything on line after several hours of searching. I found reference on how to stop the alert, but that doesn't resolve the cause....
General Discussion
Where is the Java Update tab in the Java Control Panel?
I've been doing some reading about Java and how it relates to system security and vulnerability. Been thinking about removing it altogether, but not ready to do that just yet. I would at least like to make sure my Java is set to check for updates every day. However the Update tab is missing from...
Java Update-Now I get a security warning for programs that run java
Updated Java to v7 Update 11, websites that use java are coming up with a security warning asking if I want to run this application? It says: An application from the location below is requesting permission to run. Location: Then I have to click "Run" so the program will...
General Discussion
Java Version 6 Update 24 Update Problem. Please help!
I am using Google Chrome, running on Windows 7 Home Premium, and have tried to update my Java to the latest version (V6.24), but no matter how many times I download the file, it does not update! The file will download, but when trying to run and install the setup, I get the error message: Error...
Java update for windows 7 ultimate
Anyone know where an available java update is for windows 7. post me the link would be greatly appreciated thanks.

Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 09:08.

Twitter Facebook Google+

Windows 7 Forums

Seven Forums Android App Seven Forums IOS App