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ESG Appendix D: Installing Java Runtime Environment


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Install JRE 1.7

  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 1.7 (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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