Issues updating to the latest version of Java

By BillAllen55
Nov 24, 2012
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  1. As the title reads I"m having issues updating my java. After uninstalling all versions of java that I found on my system - after running the JavaRA to remove all hidden files I'm still getting the same error message which reads
    " error 1714. The older version of Java 7 Update 9 cannot be removed."
    Contact your technical support group.

    Installation Failed
    The wizard was interrupted before Java 7 Update 9 could be completely installed. To complete installation at another time, please run setup again.

    Click"ok" to exit the wizard.

    I appreciate whatever help is available.
  2. learninmypc

    learninmypc TS Evangelist Posts: 6,619   +336

    I had a similiar situation some months ago, it fixed its self the next time java had an update. Be patient, it could work for you.
  3. Cobalt006

    Cobalt006 TS Evangelist Posts: 1,777   +241

    Try using Revo uninstaller. This should remove the rest . Then let you install your java update.
  4. jobeard

    jobeard TS Ambassador Posts: 9,351   +622

    Hint: Very few of us NEED Java, and with all the security issues this year, I've opted to disable/uninstall it altogether.
  5. learninmypc

    learninmypc TS Evangelist Posts: 6,619   +336

    @ jobeard,Thanks, I was wondering if I could re enable mine, but now I won't.
  6. Jad Chaar

    Jad Chaar TS Evangelist Posts: 6,477   +965

    Yeah java had its days and like jobeard said, you do not need it unless you are a java coder
  7. learninmypc

    learninmypc TS Evangelist Posts: 6,619   +336

  8. misor

    misor TS Evangelist Posts: 1,163   +197

    have you tried using the full offline installer?
    from: 64-bit 32-bit
    "If you use 32-bit and 64-bit browsers interchangeably, you will need to install both 32-bit and 64-bit Java in order to have the Java plug-in for both browsers"

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