Java

  guesswho2 18:32 16 Apr 08
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While running an AVG check, I noticed that it spent ages on Java. When I looked in Add/Remove programs, I noted the following entries:
J2SE Runtime Environment
Java(TM) 6 Update 3
Java(TM) 6 Update 5

Could someone advise if I need to keep all three of these big files.

  Stuartli 18:35 16 Apr 08

Delete them and install today's new update:

click here

  Stuartli 18:37 16 Apr 08

Sorry, keep the Runtime Environment.

  sunny staines 18:40 16 Apr 08

as stuartli says.

  guesswho2 18:47 16 Apr 08

Thanks Stuartli and sunny staines. Will do.
Can you explain how this situation came about?

  Stuartli 18:55 16 Apr 08

Probably because you didn't uninstall the current version when an update was released.

  guesswho2 19:19 16 Apr 08

OK Stuartli, thanks again. I'll try to watch out for that in future!

  Rob_08 21:14 16 Apr 08

It would be nice if Java implemented a sort of uninstall of old updates when you install the latest. Been hoping for that for years !

  brundle 22:14 16 Apr 08

Sun say that you should keep older versions installed for applications that require that specific edition, none that I know of....

  Rob_08 23:06 16 Apr 08

brundle
Wed, [email protected]:14

Sun say that you should keep older versions installed for applications that require that specific edition, none that I know of...

That sounds funny, coz what if the latest version you install is the only version you have on your pc. ? doesnt make sense, (Sun not you !)

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