Java has been one of the most vulnerable of softwares around and hence it has been updated nearly 4 to 8 times a year to ensure that security loopholes are not compromised.
Today we are going to have a look at how to install latest java update released in the month of August 2014. The latest update is Java Version 7 Update 67. Normally when you have Java installed it should have an automatic update setting. However, if you do not have that, then listed herebelow are the steps to install java securely on your computer. There are malicious software out there which would pop up on your computer telling you to update Java, so you have to be careful where you click on.
We start with going to the official site for Oracle Java. www.Java.com
Once you see the site then you click on Free Java Download
Then click on Agree and Start Free Download
Then it will go ahead and download the latest Java update installation file. Once the installation file is downloaded double click on it or run it. That should start the process for installing the latest java update on your computer.
Then you uncheck the install ask option and it will automatically uncheck the other download options too. Before you click on next it is best to close all open web browsers. Once done click Next.
Then it will start the installation process for the latest Java update.
Once done it will let you know that you have successfully installed Java.
After you click on close it will automatically open up a webpage in your default web browser. You click on agree and continue.
Then you should get a pop-up asking you if you want to run this application. Check the box that says Do not show this again... and then click Run.
Then it will load the wegpage in your browser confirming that you have the latest Java update on your computer.
What is in the latest Java Version 7 Update 67?