The Oracle has released Java 7 Update 21. Download the offline installer file of Latest Java Runtime Environment (JRE) 7 Update 21. After windows set up some essential software’s are needed to be installed at very first. This is one of them. It is very essential to keep updated, mainly for security reason. You need to uninstall the previous versions of Java already installed in your computer. Then install this latest version. You need to restart the browser. There are many bug fixes in this Java 7 Update 21 version. In Previous post Java 7 Update 17 Offline I told you that there were some vulnerability found by FireEye. Oracle have already fixed that.And this version is quite critical. It just comes after Update 17.
What’s New in Java 7 Update 21
This update release contains several enhancements and changes including the following:
- Blacklisted Jars and Certificates
- Changes to Java Control Panel’s Security Settings
- Changes to Security Dialogs
- Changes to RMI
- Server JRE
- JDK for Linux on ARM
- Changes to Runtime.exe
See here full Release notes.
After installing Java, you need restart your browser.
Windows Offline (32-bit) Filesize: 30.2 MB
Windows Offline (64-bit) Filesize: 31.5 MB
For Mac OSX
After installing Java, you may need to reload or quit your browser in order to enable Java in your browser.
Mac OS X (10.7.3 version and above) filesize: 50.4 MB
After installing Java, you will need to enable Java in your browser.
Linux RPM Filesize: 35.7 MB
Linux Filesize: 46.0 MB
Linux x64 Filesize: 44.7 MB
Linux x64 RPM Filesize: 36.3 MB
What is Java?
Java allows you to play online games, chat with people around the world, calculate your mortgage interest, and view images in 3D, just to name a few. It’s also integral to the intranet applications and other e-business solutions that are the foundation of corporate computing.
Java is a programming language and computing platform first released by Sun Microsystems in 1995. It is the underlying technology that powers state-of-the-art programs including utilities, games, and business applications. Java runs on more than 850 million personal computers worldwide, and on billions of devices worldwide, including mobile and TV devices.
The latest Java version contains important enhancements to improve performance, stability and security of the Java applications that run on your machine. Installing this free update will ensure that your Java applications continue to run safely and efficiently.
Why do I need Java?
There are lots of applications and websites that won’t work unless you have Java installed, and more are created every day. Java is fast, secure, and reliable. From laptops to data centers, game consoles to scientific supercomputers, cell phones to the Internet, Java is everywhere!
Uninstall older versions of Java:
We highly recommend that you uninstall all older versions of Java from your system. Keeping old and unsupported versions of Java on your system presents a serious security risk. Uninstalling older versions of Java from your system ensures that Java applications will run with the most up-to-date security and performance improvements on your system.