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Java Runtime (JRE)


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This package was approved as a trusted package on 9/8/2019.

Java allows you to play online games, chat with people around the world, calculate your mortgage interest, and view images in 3D, just to name a few. It's also integral to the intranet applications and other e-business solutions that are the foundation of corporate computing.


This is just a metapackage for the latest JRE (currenly JRE 8). Have a look at the jre8 package for more details.

To install Java Runtime (JRE), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco install javaruntime

To upgrade Java Runtime (JRE), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco upgrade javaruntime


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    • jre8 (≥ 8.0.191)

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  • Oracle


Version History

Version Downloads Last updated Status
Java Runtime (JRE) 8.0.181 94802 Thursday, October 4, 2018 approved
Java Runtime (JRE) 8.0.151 466833 Monday, October 30, 2017 approved
Java Runtime (JRE) 8.0.144 212994 Friday, August 11, 2017 approved
Java Runtime (JRE) 8.0.121 451494 Friday, February 17, 2017 approved
Java Runtime (JRE) 8.0.101 631491 Sunday, September 18, 2016 approved
Java Runtime (JRE) 8.0.73 180480 Monday, March 21, 2016 approved
Java Runtime (JRE) 8.0.66 42153 Friday, January 8, 2016 approved
Java Runtime (JRE) 8.0.60 27742 Sunday, October 25, 2015 approved
Java Runtime (JRE) 8.0.51 28312 Friday, August 21, 2015 approved
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