Java Runtime Environment (JRE) 6 Update 45 by Oracle offers Java Runtime Environment for PCs that run on the Windows operating systems. It has a Java plugin that enables you to play Java content on your browser. It is created as part of the Java Development Kit. The Java Web Start allows you to run standalone Java apps on the internet. It is a required component for your computer because many websites, cross platforms and software are based in Java language.
JRE comes with the basic requirements for you to launch a Java application. Basically, the package include a Java Virtual Machine (JVM). It also come with the core classes as well as other necessary installation files.
Installing it enables you to run play Java games and use online chat programs based on Java. Many online calculators are also based in Java. It will also give you the ability to view images in 3D form. It enables you to download Java applets online in a sandbox. The sandbox offers a secure way for you to download Java apps online.
It is very easy to install the Java Runtime Environment on your computer and installation only lasts for a few minutes. It only take a few clicks to get the JRE installed on your web browsers. The majority of the settings in the JRE can be configured through the Java Control Panel. You are to click on the JRE icon in the control panel. It is available for both 32 bits and 64 bits Windows versions. During the installation, you will be asked to agree to the License Agreement. JRE features automatic updates which means a new version will automatically get installed once detected. You can uncheck the auto update from the Java Control Panel.
- Fixes a number of security vulnerabilities
- Uses Olson timezone date 2012i
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