Disable autoupdate java on windows 7
Posted on 2011-02-16
I've tried everything to do a company wide disable of the java updates with no luck. I tired the registry edits but they don't seem to work in win 7. As we make our users users they don'thave right to update so when the updater pops up they just have to click cancel and that is too much to ask :-)
I notice on my machine when I disabled it it created a reg key under hkcu\software\javasoft\java update\policy and there is a REG_BINARY key called EnableAutoUpdateCheck. I copied it over to another machine and installed at as the user but when I go into the control panel as the user it is still checked and grayed out. When I run as the admin (still logged in as the user) it's unchecked.
Anyone have any idea other than to make the user and admin and manually uncheck it for each user?