Saturday, 5 July 2014

Oracle ends Java support for Windows XP operating systems, further use of Java on XP PC will be at users risk

Oracle today ended the supported for Windows XP range of operating systems.  In a FAQ published on the Java website, Oracle said that it has stopped support of Java for Win XP OS as Microsoft had officially stopped supporting Windows XP from April 8, 2014.

Oracle ends Java support for Windows XP operating systems, further use of Java on XP PC will be at users risk

With Microsoft stopping support for  Windows XP, Oracle says that Java will no no longer an officially supported platform. It also said that Windows XP users may still continue to use Java 7 updates on Windows XP at their own risk. It also means that Windows XP users cannot install Java 8 or subsequent patches that Oracle releases from time to time. Which means any flaw or vulnerability which may result through the use of Java on Windows XP will not be addressed by Oracle. Oracle said that support will only be provided against Microsoft Windows releases Windows Vista or later.

The following answers are given on the FAQ for Windows XP users

Can I still use Java on Windows XP?
Users may still continue to use Java 7 updates on Windows XP at their own risk, but support will only be provided against Microsoft Windows releases Windows Vista or later.

Can I install Java 8 on Windows XP?
Windows XP users will be unable to install Java 8 on their systems. Windows users must upgrade to Windows Vista or later to install Java 8.

Further information can be had from this PDF file put up by Oracle.


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