Java Update is a feature that keeps your Windows computer up-to-date with the latest Java releases.
By enabling your system to check for the latest version, you keep your system secure with the latest patch updates.
We strongly recommend that you do not disable the update feature.
Instead, change preferences for how often you'd like to be notified of newer versions.
The default setting is to notify on a weekly basis.
Until the update is completed, this process will remind you that a newer secure version is available for your system.
You should leave this process running in order to ensure getting the latest secure Java version.Yes, updating to Java 7, using Auto Update or updating through the Java Control Panel, will remove the highest version of Java 6 installed.Java 6 has reached its End of Public Updates, which means there will be no further public secure updates for Java 6.It is recommended that Java 6 be removed from your computer to make it more secure.For daily updates, you can select the time of the day for the update.For weekly updates, you can select the day of the week and the time of the day.