Millions of Windows 10 pc’s use Java, and even though Java has its benefits, it is also susceptible to security vulnerabilities. Users report java messages that are outdated on their PCs, and today we will show you how to handle the news in Windows 10.
What to do if java is outdated
Many web pages use Java to send content to users, but because Java is vulnerable, you need the latest Java installed on your PC. When you get an outdated java message, you will see three available options: Update (recommended), blocks, and later.
If you see this message, it is highly recommended that you choose the update option and download the Oracle website’s latest Java version. If you want, you can select the chance later, and you will not see this message until you try to reaccess this website.
Using this option, you will see website content using a more extended Java version that is not always the safest option.
Finally, if the Java version is currently installed vulnerable, you might want to choose the block option and deactivate Java in your browser during this search session.
By disabling Java, you will prevent java exploitation from affecting your PC. While Java is disabled, you may download the latest updates and use it to patch security vulnerabilities. If you want, you may also check don’t ask again until the next update is an available option.
This option will make this message appear until the new update is released. This may not be the best solution because you will leave your system somewhat vulnerable, and certain websites will not function correctly unless you have the latest Java version installed.
We have already mentioned that Java is vulnerable to security vulnerabilities, and many evil users try to exploit java to get access to your PC. This is why you need to install the latest Java version at any time.
If you want, you can delete the Java version that has been outdated from your system just by downloading the Java Uninstall Tool. You don’t need to use the Java Uninstall Tool to delete your Java installation; you can delete it using the settings application.
To do that, follow these steps:
Press Windows Key + I to open Settings application.
Go to the system> Applications & features.
A list of all installed applications may now appear. Search Java, select and select the Uninstall button.
After you delete the java installation, make sure to download the latest version.