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Ran JavaRa, still have old Java core.zips. Delete them manually?


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conceptualclarity

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I ran JavaRa. It got rid of a good number of old versions of Java that were still in Program Files' Java folder. But I still have a fairly sizeable j2re.1.4.2-b28 folder. It has the path C:\Program Files\Common Files\Java\Update\Base Images\j2re.1.4.2-b28, containing core1.zip, core2.zip, and core3.zip.

Is there a good reason JavaRa didn't get rid of these zips? Or should I go ahead and right-click to Delete them? Or is there a preferable way to get rid of them?

Windows XP
Home Edition
Version 2002
32-bit
Service Pack 3

Dell DIMENSION DIM2400
Intel®
Pentium® 4 CPU 2.66GHz
x86 Family 15 Model 2 Stepping 9
2.05 GB of RAM
Graphics Card: Intel® 82845G/GL/GE/PE/GV
Graphics Controller, 64 Mb
Hard Drive Size 114.4GB
Free Space was 35.8GB; now under 10 GB in part because after backing up My Documents on Google Drive, Google Drive has duplicated the whole darn thing on my hard drive
Motherboard: Dell Computer Corp., 0G1548
Antivirus : Webroot Internet Security
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Best way I've done this in the past is to close all browsers, uninstall Java, reboot the system and then manually find and delete any Java left over (in the Java program files / program data file; if you have something like Open Office [which uses Java and has some cabs in the install / program directory] leave those). After that, download and install latest version of Java for your OS and you should be good to go.
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