Page 2 of 2 FirstFirst 12
  1.    28 Aug 2015 #11
    Join Date : Aug 2015
    Posts : 13
    Windows 10
    Thread Starter

    I found Java in Programs and Features, and note that right click will uninstall. However, I do not know if any of my programs use it. If I uninstall, and something doesn't work right, is it difficult to reinstall? Any suggestions about this?
      My ComputerSystem Spec
  2.    28 Aug 2015 #12
    Join Date : Jul 2015
    Posts : 1,563
    Windows 10 Pro x64 RS 10586.586

    No Problem to reinstall.

    http://java.com/en/

    Download x86 or x64 or both when you use a 32bit Browser.
      My ComputerSystem Spec
  3.    11 Jun 2016 #13
    Join Date : Jun 2016
    Posts : 2
    windows

    Robin Faye ~ I wanted to do the same thing. This was helpful.~ Repair or remove programs - Windows Help -
      My ComputerSystem Spec
  4.    13 Jun 2016 #14
    Join Date : Aug 2015
    Posts : 824
    Win10/64 Pro 1511 (and 2 Win 7/64 Ult & Pro systems)

    Hi:
    @songbirdfoy: FWIW, this topic is nearly a year old. The OP may no longer be following it. But thanks for the helpful link.

    Few websites and (probably) fewer programs need JRE (aka "Java") these days.
    (Note: "Java" and "Javascript" are not the same thing.)

    To reiterate a bit on what the others have said: the safest way to proceed is to fully uninstall all versions of Java from the Windows Control Panel, perhaps even using a tool, such as JavaRa (note: version 1.6 seems to work better than the current release build). Having outdated versions and remnants on the system can create security vulnerabilities.

    If you end up needing to reinstall it, the ONLY save place to get it is from the link provided in reply # 12. Be sure to opt-out (un-check/un-tick) any "freebies" that may be offered during the setup wizard, and it's vitally important to keep it fully updated with the current version (because of the previously mentioned security problems).

    Merely disabling it does not fully mitigate those vulnerabilities, even if you have the most current version.

    Bottom line: fully remove Java (JRE) from your system unless you absolutely need it. If you "must" keep it, be sure to fully uninstall older versions and be sure to keep it updated (and be sure to decline any bundled "freebies" that may come with the installer).
    (There are many browser extensions and security products to help secure your browsers from *javascript* vulnerabilities, which are different from *java* ("JRE").)

    JMHO,
    MM
      My ComputerSystem Spec

 
Page 2 of 2 FirstFirst 12


Similar Threads
Thread Forum
Solved Latest version of Java
Download Java for Windows Recommended Version 8 Update 151 Release Date 08 October 2017 145927 Java 8 Update 151 (8u151)Release Highlights
Software and Apps
JAVA install dont start
Hi guys! This is my first post here. I have a problem about the Java install on windows 10 Pro x64 system. The problem is "install dont start even execute the setup exe". I tried below methods: I downloaded "JavaSetup8u60.exe" (571kb) from...
Browsers and Email
Java VM: windows error 2
I got this error : :Windows error 2 occurred while loading the Java VM." What does it mean and how to resolve? I am running Windows 10 Pro. I was trying to install a login interface program provided by the site.. Rgds, fonzie
Installation and Upgrade
Solved All Java programs have stopped working.
Hi, I recently updated my computer to Windows 10 which worked fine. Today, I started to do some programming in Java which I do a lot. I noticed that when I ran my java application, or ANY java application, within a few seconds it would say "Java...
Software and Apps
Confused about java and Windows 10
okay I use IE, Chrome and FF, I can get java installed and works properly for Chrome and FF however, IE seems to have a problem, on the java site it offers 2 different versions, one for IE and one for others but it seems no matter what I do IE...
Browsers and Email
Our Sites
Site Links
About Us
Windows 10 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 10" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd
All times are GMT -5. The time now is 14:03.
Find Us
Twitter Facebook Google+ Ten Forums iOS App Ten Forums Android App



Windows 10 Forums