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#1 Warthog-Fan

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Posted 15 November 2013 - 02:40 PM

I have JAVA installed on my computer running Windows 7, and for the last several weeks, the JAVA Auto Updater puts up a window telling me that I need to upgrade to the latest level. I click on the "balloon" and get the installation window. I click "Install" and immediately get the message "Failed to Download the Required Files". it doesn't try to download them again, it just gives up. Can anyone suggest a solution that I can use to get JAVA updated on my computer.

 

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Posted 15 November 2013 - 03:01 PM

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Posted 15 November 2013 - 09:33 PM


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