Improve company productivity with a Business Account.Sign Up

x
?
Solved

Java update files removal

Posted on 2007-11-15
5
Medium Priority
?
1,273 Views
Last Modified: 2013-11-21
My explorer shows a number of these:
C:\\Program Files\Java\jrel.6.0.03 -- and a bunch with lower numbers

I assume these are the same which show in Control Panel > Add or Remove Programs:
Java(TM) 6 update 3 -- also others with lower numbers
Also: J2SE Runtime Environment 5 update 10; 5 update 11, 6 update 1 -- and so on.

Question:  Can these be deleted?  Should I keep only the latest ones?

- - Norma Posy
0
Comment
Question by:NormaPosy
  • 2
  • 2
5 Comments
 
LVL 19

Accepted Solution

by:
simpswr earned 1000 total points
ID: 20292952
You can uninstall all the older ones . . Just keep the 6.3
0
 
LVL 32

Expert Comment

by:and235100
ID: 20293704
Unless disk space is at a premium - they are not really doing any harm. They don't take much up, in any case.
Also - if you are using older apps that have a dependancy on Enviro 5 - and you remove them - the java in the app may not work...
0
 
LVL 19

Expert Comment

by:simpswr
ID: 20293863
The new version patches several security flaws in the older ones.  Keep the older ones, you keep the flaws
0
 

Author Closing Comment

by:NormaPosy
ID: 31409453
Thank you...
Comments:
I don't see why these things don't remove themselves when a new one comes along.  Same remark about Microsoft's "NtUninstall", some of which are faily large.  --  Norma
0
 

Author Comment

by:NormaPosy
ID: 20294388
Comment:  I don't see why these things don't remove themselves when a new one comes along.  Same remark about Microsoft's "NtUninstall", some of which are rather large.
-- Norma
0

Featured Post

Get 10% Off Your First Squarespace Website

Ready to showcase your work, publish content or promote your business online? With Squarespace’s award-winning templates and 24/7 customer service, getting started is simple. Head to Squarespace.com and use offer code ‘EXPERTS’ to get 10% off your first purchase.

Question has a verified solution.

Are you are experiencing a similar issue? Get a personalized answer when you ask a related question.

Have a better answer? Share it in a comment.

Join & Write a Comment

For both online and offline retail, the cross-channel business is the most recent pattern in the B2C trade space.
When you start your Windows 10 PC and got an "Operating system not found" error or just saw  "Auto repair for startup" or a blinking cursor with black screen. A loop for Auto repair will start but fix nothing.  You will be panic as there are no back…
Two types of users will appreciate AOMEI Backupper Pro: 1 - Those with PCIe drives (and haven't found cloning software that works on them). 2 - Those who want a fast clone of their boot drive (no re-boots needed) and it can clone your drive wh…
Watch the video to know the simple way to remove or recover or reset lost or forgotten passwords of Outlook PST file. With Kernel Outlook Password Recovery tool such operation is very easy to perform. It is a freeware with limitation to use with 500…

595 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question