Why are the Java update settings not saved in the Java Control Panel?
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In the Java Control Panel, changes made to the Java update settings are not taking effect.
The root cause of this problem is the Policy registry key. The user with administrative privilege can only change this registry key value. We are aware of this issue and trying to resolve the issue in a future release.
The workaround to this problem is to run the Java Control Panel as administrator, and then make changes to the Java update settings.
Note: Running the Java Control Panel as administrator is necessary even if you are a user with administrative privilege with User Account Control (UAC) on Windows Vista operating system.
Follow these steps to run Java Control Panel as administrator.
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