Java update deployment via Group Policy.

I need help to deploy Java new version/ Updates via Group Policy. Java every month releases a new version. I want to be able to keep all my computer with latest version.
My domain controller, all Windows 2012R2. Workstation, windows 8.1 Pro and Windows 10 Pro. I need an step by step procedure.
Thanks a lot.
Faust RomeroIT Asked:
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Michael PfisterCommented:
Here is a description for Java 7, should work with Java 8 as well
https://community.spiceworks.com/how_to/40689-how-to-deploy-java-7-jre-with-gpo
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yo_beeDirector of Information TechnologyCommented:
With Java 8.21 and higher you can use the EXE and some switches that will work.
I normally install both 32 & 64 Bit version.

Her is my batch file that I use:

"\\fileserver\Data\IT\_Release\Oracle_Java\jrei586.exe"  INSTALL_SILENT=Enable REMOVEOUTOFDATEJRES=1 

"\\fileserver\Data\IT\_Release\Oracle_Java\jrex64.exe" INSTALL_SILENT=Enable

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Shaun VermaakTechnical SpecialistCommented:
I would first copy the actual EXE to the computer with GPO file preference otherwise the EXE will execute over the network every time.
The process to copy file can be seen in this article
https://www.experts-exchange.com/articles/29126/Deploy-single-EXE-applications-without-installers.html

You might consider adding a preinstallation check
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Faust RomeroIT Author Commented:
Great. I am reviewing what is best for my environment. Get back to you guys. Thanks a lot.
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Faust RomeroIT Author Commented:
LVL41. I am using PowerShell Script. The file is on a share folder. i will be using "Computer Configuration" to start script. correct?
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Shaun VermaakTechnical SpecialistCommented:
Correct
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