Step 1 – Go to the Java Website
Next, click the Agree and start free download button. You might see a message like the one below based on your browser. This just means that recent versions of Chrome have dropped support for Java applets and Microsoft Silverlight.
When you click the button, a file will start downloading. When it’s done, click it to start the installation wizard. If you’d like to change the location, check the box at the bottom, otherwise, just click Install.
The entire installation process should only take a minute or so. Just be patient!
If the installer finds older versions of Java on your system, you’ll be asked if you’d like to remove them. We recommend doing this because as the wizard notes, they can be exploited by attackers looking to compromise your system.
Step 3 – Test the New Version
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