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Java keeps wanting to update but it fails each time. Is it incompatible with firefox?

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I keep getting a message that Java needs to install an update. I click to allow and then I click to install but the install fails and then a few days later I get the notice again. Is my version of firefox preventing Java from updation or am I doing something wrong?

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You can try an alternate method:

Go to your Control Panel and look for JAVA in the Program list, then click on the Java icon and a window should pop up. Click on "Update". If you need to update, it'll tell you so.

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You can also try to download the full Java version and uninstall the current Java version via Control Panel > Programs and Features and install the new version.