NEW: ORACLE JAVA 8 UPDATE 51

Published On: August 13th, 2015

Oracle Java 8 Update 51
Allows applets written in the Java programming language to run, often inside a web browser

Added a workaround for a Java installer bug causing deployment failures with SCCM, Altiris, WSUS, etc.

  • Uninstall existing versions of Java 8
    • The installer for this release does not automatically uninstall earlier versions of Java 8
  • Create a Java installation configuration file to prevent installation failures
    • The Java installer fails to create its own config file while running as the SYSTEM account
  • Define feature states
    • Disable automatic updates, only on domain joined systems
    • Accept the license agreement
    • Disable sponsor offers
    • Disallow sending statistics to Oracle
  • Install Java 8 64-bit, only on 64-bit editions of Windows
  • Install Java 8 32-bit, on 32-bit and 64-bit editions of Windows
Command line arguments
<none> - Minimally interactive install
/u - Unattended install
/s - Silent install
Exit codes
Common exit codes

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