Disable Java Automatic Update by regedit

Disable Java Automatic Update first method is by Control panel Second is via registry editor for GPO

  • Find the java control panel javacpl.exe here:

C:Program FilesJavajre6binjavacpl.exe

…right click > run with admin privileges.
Uncheck java update, save and then reopen it to check that the setting is sticking.

  • You can disable the update using the registry key,
    <code>HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREJavaSoftJava UpdatePolicyEnableJavaUpdate </code>

    or if your using 64bit Windows

    <code>HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREWow6432NodeJavaSoftJava UpdatePolicyEnableJavaUpdate </code>

    Set to 0 to disable this key.

    The advantage of this method is that it disables it for all users.

 

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