Java Updates

  harris99 18:30 13 Oct 2007

I have for the first time just had an icon appear on the task bar inviting me to download a Java update. I googled Java but can't really understand what Java does. I had a look at Add/Remove programmes and see that I already have Java 6 Update 2 installed. Is it a good idea to install this update, and should I remove Java 6 u2 when I have done so?

  Technotiger 18:32 13 Oct 2007

I have updated my Java today. Java is used a lot on web-sites and is needed for many site videos and annimations etc. I would advise updating yours.

  johnnyrocker 18:34 13 Oct 2007

dont know about you folks but evry java update seems to screw my yahoo games.


  mfletch 18:38 13 Oct 2007

I agree always update java if you don't it will leave you more open to viruses and other nastiest because the software will be out of date,

PS/ The same applies to other programs keep them up to date,


  harris99 18:47 13 Oct 2007

Thanks. I will update Java. Should I remove the Java 6 from Add/Remove programmes when I have done so?

  mfletch 18:52 13 Oct 2007

Yes like I said above old software is a security risk


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