Computer safety is essential if you want to concentrate on running your business and keeping bad guys out of your computer. To that end I started up Quicken this morning to update my business records and then received an update for Java, so I accepted the prompt and kept my computer upgraded to the latest release. Here’s what the process looked like on a Windows 7 computer:
So they call this Java 6, Update 39 – not really a catchy phrase but hey, these are software engineers.
Next, we get a welcome dialog for politeness:
Then on the prompt to install Ask to my browser, I always choose to Unselect because I don’t want my browser toolbar cluttered:
We find out how many devices actually use Java, like Carl Sagan used to say, “Billions and Billions…”:
Finally, in less than a minute we have our latest Java release updated, and I can continue on with my Quicken.