Wondering how well Windows 8 supports Java and how well it runs on the x64 (64-bit) edition?
Homeland security has recently issued a warning that Java is facing some serious security issues. Here is how you can disable Java in major browsers
If you want to enjoy games like Minecraft you need Java. In some cases on Windows 8 x64 you have to download Java 64-bit. Here’s where you can get it and what version you need.
Mozilla is going crazy these days and patch security vulnerabilities en masse! The latest update 3.6.3 even removes support for Java 64-bit! Is downgrading to Firefox 3.5.9 a solution?
Something that still causes a lot of trouble on many Windows 7 x64 machines is Java. Java is needed for all those cool web 2.0 applications and for games like Minecraft, but it’s also a resource hog and is often causing a very high CPU load, therefore many people deactive it completely. Nonetheless, it’s an important download.
Microsoft announced that they will cooperate with Tasktop Technologies (the developers of Eclipse) to update existing Eclipse desktop and interface projects. They are also working on Windows Azure tools for Eclipse. Are you trying to run Eclipse on Windows 7 x64? By now, you probably noticed that it’s not working properly. Here are some instructions what you can do about it.