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Where to download Java?

  1. Nov 7, 2016 #1

    I need to download Java to open a certain html. I need suggestion of a safe site to download. There are quite a few when I search and I don't want to click on anyone until I know it's legitimate.

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  4. Nov 7, 2016 #3
    https://www.java.com/en/download/ [Broken]
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  5. Nov 7, 2016 #4


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    ORACLE owns the Java brand and java.com website (your browser should say "Oracle Corporation (US)" in the URL field before the URL)

    Another one is directly from oracle.com:

    http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/java/javase/downloads/jre8-downloads-2133155.html [Broken]

    where you can get the java runtime (JRE) needed for opening a java applet or java webstart which sounds like what is on the web page you want to open.


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  6. Nov 7, 2016 #5
    Thanks guys, I got it.
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    jedishrfu, or any members who know:
    that webpage address you gave, http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/java/javase/downloads/jre8-downloads-2133155.html [Broken] shows two different kinds of versions. One of them is jre8u111 and the other right below it is jre8u112. Their descriptions don't show any differently. Is one of them as good as the other? How or why would choosing one or the other make any difference? The page does not make this clear.
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    This page, http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/java/javase/downloads/index.html [Broken], says the following:
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  9. Nov 8, 2016 #8

    I downloaded and installed Java and passed verification. This is the website I want to get into, and get the Java on the first place:


    This is just the site of a high end sub woofer I bought, it's supposed to show how to set it up, nothing special. But I couldn't get into it as Java consider it's an unsafe site. I followed the instruction to go into control panel, Java , security and try to input this site for exception and have no luck. What do I have to do to get into this site?

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    After inserting the site url into "Exception Site List", you have to close and restart your browser.
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