Java updates?

  1. Posts : 160
    Win10 pro Winver 20H2 OS Build 19042.867

    Java updates?

    I got a notification on my system at boot up this morning wanting me to install a java update.

    IIRC, in Win 7 it was suggested that java should not be run at all.

    Is java on Win 10 safe and should I allow updates to Java?
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  2. Posts : 4,167
    Windows 11 Pro, 22H2

    You may have an application(s) that requires the Java Runtime. The best way to ensure safety is to make sure that you keep up with the updates as these typically contain security enhancements.

    I just started getting update notifications a few days ago myself. I allowed it to install the latest update and I've not observed any problems thus far.
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  3. Posts : 41,709
    windows 10 professional version 1607 build 14393.969 64 bit

    There are third party software that use JAVA.
    Browsers have modified its use.
    So updates are to improve performance of the third party software.

    How to enable Java in all the major web browsers | Digital Citizen
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  4. Posts : 2,765
    Windows 10

    Java is needed by some Applications, I have one of those, so it is best to do the update.
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