posted on May 29th 2015, at 13:24
by lunarg
The old method of disabling Java updates through the registry or GPO, mentioned in this article is no longer valid for Java 7 (1.7) and 8 (1.8), nor does it prevent the UAC prompt from appearing when the updater runs in the background. The method explained here is a better, more up-to-date solution to completely disabling Java updates from running, and includes the required registry change to stop the updater from running, preventing the UAC prompt from ever appearing.

Disabling Java update from control panel is not as straight forward as it seems to be. Java update can only be disabled with administrative rights, so you need to run the Java control panel elevated. Since you can't do this t  ...
On February 10th 2016 at 03:39, Dean wrote:
Pretty sure that last registry key listed (Disable Java Update completely) for 64bit is a mistaken copy & paste from earlier in the article.