Solved

Do I need Java on my computer?

Posted on 2014-07-17
5
302 Views
Last Modified: 2014-07-18
I am running Windows Vista and there are two user accounts on this computer.  This morning I updated Java on one user account.  Do I have to also do the same update for Java on the other user account.  Also, I am finding that this Java update procedure is time consuming and very aggravating.  It is happening on a fairly frequent basis.  Do I really need Java on my PC or can I just remove it completely?
thanks,
capreol
0
Comment
Question by:capreol
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
5 Comments
 
LVL 19

Accepted Solution

by:
helpfinder earned 250 total points
ID: 40203286
it depends on software you are using.
Java is not required for your OS (Windows Vista). Your windows will run without problems without Java. You need Java only if you have some apps or use some web pages coded in Java
0
 
LVL 50

Assisted Solution

by:jcimarron
jcimarron earned 250 total points
ID: 40203340
capreol--
Try uninstalling Java and then go about a few days of normal use of the PC.  If you are on a site that needs Java, you will get a popup telling you to install it.
0
 
LVL 24

Expert Comment

by:aadih
ID: 40203367
Don't uninstall Java. Just disable it from your browsers. Then go about a few days of using your PC...
0
 

Author Closing Comment

by:capreol
ID: 40203586
thanks for the help.  much appreciated.
capreol
0
 
LVL 50

Expert Comment

by:jcimarron
ID: 40204967
capreol --
You are welcome.
0

Featured Post

SharePoint Admin?

Enable Your Employees To Focus On The Core With Intuitive Onscreen Guidance That is With You At The Moment of Need.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

In this article, I will show you HOW TO: Perform a Physical to Virtual (P2V) Conversion the easy way from a computer backup (image).
A project that enables an administrator to perform actions within a user session context not just at the time of login but any time later on day(s) or week(s) later.
Google currently has a new report that is in beta and coming soon to Webmaster Tool accounts. This Micro Tutorial will highlight new features for Google Webmaster Tools.
With the advent of Windows 10, Microsoft is pushing a Get Windows 10 icon into the notification area (system tray) of qualifying computers. There are many reasons for wanting to remove this icon. This two-part Experts Exchange video Micro Tutorial s…

726 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