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How to Suppress Those Awful Options When Installing Java

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I only deal with Java these days because my kids play Minecraft. A lot. Not as much as this dude, but still. And since Java receives security patches on a frequent basis (we’ll call it weekly, and we won’t be far off), I spend time updating Java more often than I’d like. I grew tired of the gratuitous attempts by Oracle to install software for you in an opt-out manner. And I’m not alone: many of us have banded together to petition Larry Ellison to stop  bundling Ask Toolbar with the Java installer. Sadly, only ~20,000 people of the Internet have signed up. So…. yeah.

Until then, here’s what you can do to prevent seeing that damned screen during the installer.

Michael is a life saver.

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