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ESG Appendix D: Installing Java Runtime Environment


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Install Java Runtime Environment (JRE)

  1. Delete all versions of JRE from your machine
    • 1.1. Open ‘Control Panel’ then open ‘add/remove programs (XP)’ or ‘programs and features (Windows7)’,
    • find and uninstall all versions of JRE currently installed. Example screen from Windows 7 shown below.
    • Screen Shot - Control Panel
  2. Clear Cache
    • 2.1. If you have Windows7 and Vista machine: Delete “Deployment” folder from “C:\Users\[local user]\AppData\LocalLow\Sun\Java”
    • Screen Shot - Select the Deployment file
    • 2.2. If you have Windows XP machine: Delete “Deployment” folder from “C:\Documents and Settings\[local user]\Application Data\Sun\Java”
    • 2.3. Restart your machine.
  3. Download and Install JRE (32 bit only)
    • 3.1. Go to the Oracle downloads page: https://www.java.com/en/ disclaimer icon
    • 3.2. Click on the Free Java Download button
    • 3.3. Click Agree and Start Free Download button
    • 3.4. Save file to desktop
    • 3.5. Go to your desktop (or to the location where you saved the JRE install file from step 3.4
    • 3.6. Double click the downloaded JRE install file to begin the installation and select “Install” on the pop-up screen.
    •  Screen Shot - Select "Install"
    • 3.7. Select “Close” to close the Java Setup dialogue box
    •  Screen Shot - Select "Close"
  4. Disable Java automatic updates
    • 4.1. Open Control Panel, then open Java
    • Screen Shot - Select "Java (32-bit)"
    • 4.2. On the Java Control Panel Pop-up click on “Update” tap and then uncheck “Check for Updates Automatically” check box
    • Screen Shot - the Update tab in the Java Control Panel
    • 4.3. Select “Do Not Check” button on the Java Update – Warning pop-up and pop-up closes
    • Screen Shot - Select "Do Not Check"
    • 4.4. Select “Apply” button then “Ok” button to close the Java Control Panel pop-up
    • Screen Shot - Uncheck "Check for updates Automatically"

    Install JCE files

    1. Click on the following link, download, and save JCE files on to your desktop JCE7.zip 
      • 5.1. Unzip the downloaded file (JCE7.zip) to your desktop – this will create “JCE7” folder on your desktop
      • 5.2. Open the folder that you just unzipped and copy the 3 files in it
      •  Screen Shot - The "jce7" file
      • 5.3. Paste the 3 copied files into:
        • 5.3.1. XP users: “C:\Program Files\Java\jre7\lib\security” folder
        • 5.3.2. Windows7 or Vista users: “C:\Program Files (x86)\Java\jre7\lib\security” folder
        •  Screen Shot - Security Folder
        • 5.3.3. Please note that security folder contains 3 files with the same name so you have to select “copy and replace”
        • to overwrite them. Please make sure the dates of the 3 files match the screen below after you copy 3 files.
        • Screen Shot - the security file with the path "Java - jre7 - lib - security"

    Install Cache

    1. Download the Deployment.zip file to your desktop: Deployment.zip  
      • 6.1. Unzip the downloaded file to your desktop – this will create “Deployment” folder on your desktop
      • 6.2. Copy the Deployment folder into:
        • 6.2.1. XP users: "C:\Documents and Settings\[local user]\Application Data\Sun\Java"
        • 6.2.2. Windows7 or Vista users: “C:\Users\[local user]\AppData\LocalLow\Sun\Java”
        •  Screen Shot - the Java folder
    2. Please restart your computer.
    3. Your computer is now ready for ESG use.


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