How to Install Java 6 Update 7

By Diana Braun

Download and install Java 6 Update 7 to run Java-based applications.
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Java is a programming language developed by Sun Microsystems. Java applications can run on any Java Virtual Machine (JVM) regardless of the computer operating system or architecture. To run a Java-based application, you must have Java installed on your computer. Most computers come equipped with Java already installed. Different applications require different versions of Java to run. Java 6 Update 7 can be downloaded to a PC from the website.

Navigate to

Click the "Download JRE" link located at the bottom of the page to download the Java 6 Update 7 install file.

Click on the Java 6 Update 7 executable (.exe) file located on your computer. The Java Setup Installation Wizard will launch.

Click the "Accept" button if you agree to and accept the license agreement. The Java software installation will then begin. Once it is complete, a "You have Successfully Installed Java" message will appear.