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Author Topic: Java install - online or offline?  (Read 2833 times)

tomos

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Java install - online or offline?
« on: June 22, 2007, 07:51 AM »
discovered (using http://secunia.com/s...inspector/?task=load)
I had already have two [older] versions of Java installed so will probably uninstall both & start from scratch.

But which version of Java to install ???
   Windows XP/Vista/2000/2003 Online * filesize: ~7.1MB    
 
   Windows XP/Vista/2000/2003 Offline * filesize: 13.16 MB
(http://www.java.com/...nload/manual.jsp#win)

(I have contacted Java already but fear a long wait ...)

tomos

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Re: Java install - online or offline?
« Reply #1 on: June 22, 2007, 08:00 AM »
I did  have a look at their website but couldnt find any relevant info..
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dont mean its not there of course ...

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Re: Java install - online or offline?
« Reply #2 on: June 22, 2007, 08:16 AM »
I always pick the offline version no matter what I install, since the "online" installers tend to download other stuff at install time. With an "offline" install, you have all the files you need.

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Re: Java install - online or offline?
« Reply #3 on: June 22, 2007, 08:28 AM »
ahhhhhh, now I understand, thanks f0dder!  :up:

I thought it had to do with what you used it for   :-[   :)