Problem updating java

This widely installed and powerful program is riddled with security holes, and is a top target of malware writers and miscreants.

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is the process for checking/performing updates in Java Update.

These processes run automatically and transparently to users.

The answer was to manually delete the JAVA folder from C:\Program Files.

In many cases newer, older, corrupted Java versions may block the installation and uninstallation process of GRAPHISOFT products.

This morning I tried downloading and installing the most recent version (JRE 1.5); I keep getting error messages telling me the "directory is locked" and installation cannot continue. I've even CHANGED the directory destination in a manual installation, and still get the error message. I uninstalled Jave umpteen times, shut down my browsers AND my Zone Alarm and continue to get the \u0022Directory is Locked. Part of the Java installation process is the Uninstallation of previous versions of Java. I use the menu button shutdown and the screen goes blank, but the system does not fully shut down.

I uninstalled Jave umpteen times, shut down my browsers AND my Zone Alarm and continue to get the "Directory is Locked. The UNinstallation process didn't work in the installer package, and for some reason, using the REMOVE PROGRAMS feature in control panel wasn't uninstalling the folder. The only way to get it to shut down is to hold the physical power button down till it shuts down. Windows users can check for the program in the Add/Remove Programs listing in Windows, or visit and click the “Do I have Java? If you really need and use Java for specific Web sites or applications, take a few minutes to update this software.Otherwise, seriously consider removing Java altogether. I have long urged end users to junk Java unless they have a specific use for it (this advice does not scale for businesses, which often have legacy and custom applications that rely on Java).If you have an affirmative use for Java, please update to the latest version; if you’re not sure why you have Java installed, it’s high time to remove the program once and for all.According to Oracle’s release notes, seven of the eight vulnerabilities may be remotely exploitable without authentication — meaning they could be exploited over a network by malware or miscreants without the need for a username and password. Updates also should be available via the Java Control Panel or from A system that is not connected to the network is referred to as being "offline." When the Update Now button is clicked, it will check the online/offline status of your system.

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