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Forum Thread: Updating Oracle Java JRE17x/7.x (64 bit) and JRE 1.7x/7x

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RayOK01 Updating Oracle Java JRE17x/7.x (64 bit) and JRE 1.7x/7x
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My Windows OS is 64 bit. My Oracle Java JRE requires manual update to 7u51. Two questions.
1. Why can't these updates be automatic?
2. When checking for the right update on the Oracle site I see two files that appear appropriate:
Windows x86 123.64 MB jdk-7u51-windows-i586.exe
Windows x64 125.46 MB jdk-7u51-windows-x64.exe
Should I install both the x64 and x86 or just the x64?

Maurice Joyce RE: Updating Oracle Java JRE17x/7.x (64 bit) and JRE 1.7x/7x
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Last edited on 20th Feb, 2014 10:17
You only require the 64Bit version if you run a 64Bit browser.

http://java.com/en/download/faq/java_win64bit.xml

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Maurice

Windows 7 SP1 64 Bit OS
HP Intel Pentium i7
IE 11 for Windows 7 SP1
16GB RAM
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