Installing Java - Windows

In this blogpost, I will share the steps that you can follow in order to install Java (1.8.0_281) on a Windows computer using Firefox as web browser.

Installing Java

1) Downloading Java Executable

  • Go to Java website and click on Agree and Start Free Download.

  • Select Save File and click on OK.

2) Running Java Executable

  • In your Downloads directory, right click on the Java executable and select Open.

  • Allow the app to make changes clicking on Yes.

3) Completing the Java Setup

  • Click on Install.

  • Wait for the installation process to complete.

  • Click on Close.

Validating Java Installation

  • Open a command prompt window and run the following command.
    java -version