After updating the Java version, you need to close and restart the Java Control Panel to get the updated Control Panel.
Miller You can change how Windows Update installs updates to your computer.
There are few things more important to your Windows computer than keeping your operating system (OS) software -- Windows XP, Windows Vista and Windows 7 in most cases -- up to date.
Windows Update is Microsoft’s online portal for providing software fixes and security patches to the public.
There are several options for Windows Update that you can configure, such as how updates are downloaded and installed (automatically or manually) and who can install updates on your computer.
When a new version is found we ask your permission to upgrade your Java installation.
You can schedule how often to check for updates, or check manually at any time.
Windows Update is set to automatically download and install updates by default.
I strongly recommend leaving these settings alone, but there may be times when you want to disable automatic updating, or for some other reason it is turned off and you need to turn it on.
Here's how to manage automatic updating in Windows 7 (articles already exist on how to do this for Vista and XP).
First, click the Start button, then click Control Panel on the right side of the menu. Click System and Security (outlined in red.)You can click on any of the images in this article to get a larger version. Note that under this heading, there are a number of options.
By enabling your system to check for the latest version, you keep your system secure with the latest patch updates.
We strongly recommend that you do not disable the update feature.
These options, available elsewhere, will be explained later.