Stop java from updating

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To achieve this goal Windows and OS X users that rely on Java’s auto-update mechanism will have their JRE 7 replaced with JRE 8.The Java auto-update process updates the latest version of Java on a user’s Windows and OS X machine.

Unticking the automatic update field, will not have any effect.

Hi all, I am pretty new to the Windows System Admin world, and I have a fairly noobish type question.

Is there a setting I can implement in Group Policy to stop the Java Auto Update popup from appearing on my users desktops?

It will stay active if you close the window, and take another look.

(EDIT: Since we now also have Windows 7 I can add that the problem also exists here, and is solved the same way.) But…

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