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  kidsis 26 Mar 12
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I have java 7 update 3, but when I checked on the java website they tell me I have jave 6 update 29. Anyone know why this is?

  Sea Urchin 26 Mar 12

I don't know why - the Java site should agree with what you have in Control Panel. But you could try this independent Java Tester

Test for Java version

  Batch 26 Mar 12

To my knowledge, Java 7 is not available on the (normal) Java website (V6.31 is the latest there). Maybe it's a glitch on the Java website as it isn't prep'd for V7.

  Sea Urchin 26 Mar 12

An explanation

Java 7

but when I run the check on that site it still comes up showing I have Java 7

  kidsis 27 Mar 12

thanks for the replies. So I guess that the Java site will only recognise pre java 7 installs. Well I'm not going backwards! And I'll assume there are no further updates for 7 yet.

  Sea Urchin 27 Mar 12

If you go into Control Panel then Java - Update tab and tick box for Check for Updates Automatically - then Apply and OK. The it will look after itself. You can always click Update Now on that same screen if you want to check for yourself.

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