Redwood Shores, Calif. – May 1, 2012
- Oracle today announced that it has made Java 7 the default version of the Java Runtime Environment (JRE) available to consumers on Java.com.
- Oracle will now begin the process of upgrading our user base to the Java 7 release. Over the next several months Java users will be automatically upgraded to Java 7.
- Oracle recommends that Java users always run the most current version of the platform to take advantage of the latest features, functionality and security fixes.
- Consumers can go to java.com to check to see what version of Java they are currently running and download the latest release.
- Oracle recommends removing older versions of Java when you upgrade to new versions. See the Java.com FAQ for additional details and instructions.
- For more details about Java SE 7 and the automatic upgrade a Q&A is available on OTN.
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