How to disable Java updates by deleteing registry key via GPO ?

In group policy go to “Computer Configuration” -> “Preferences” -> “Windows Settings” -> “Registry”

Right click on “Registry” and select “New”->”Registry Item”

In the new registry item select “Delete” then specify the path and item you want to delete.

Following values are for java updates

HKLM\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\SunJavaUpdateSched

HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\SunJavaUpdateSched

And/or delete the file using GPO:

%CommonProgramFiles(x86)%\Java\Java Update\jusched.exe
%CommonProgramFiles%\Java\Java Update\jusched.exe

 

 


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.
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