What to install? Java 6 or Java 7?

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  1. berryracer

    berryracer Suspended Member

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    They are both being updated, shall I install Java 6 or Java 7?

    some sites I visit require Java but I am confused which one to go for

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  2. Dark Shadow

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    If you must, then Java 7. According to Oracle, 7 has enhanced performance,stability and security and some other improvements.If your going to use java,my suggestion would be always use the latest providing its stable.
     
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    alright thanks dude
     
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    I run 7 on everything that will allow it. At work, we have a government site we have to use and it won't work with 7. So it's 6 for stuff at work...
     
  5. Hungry Man

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    Definitely 7. It supports newer TLS and drops support for some insecure hash functions.
     
  6. Brandonn2010

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    For security reasons I would not install either, unless you have a program or websites that require it. I uninstalled Java and have yet to have anything requiring it.
     
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