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Disable Java Update

It is important to keep the Java updated all the times but there are certain circumstances that you need to keep the working version of Java for specific application. 

  1. Start regedit.

  2. Navigate through to the following key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\JavaSoft\Java Update\Policy

  3. Change the value of EnableAutoUpdateCheck to 0 and the value of EnableJavaUpdate to 0.

Also for 64bit users:

  1. Start Regedit

  2. Navigate to HKLM\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\JavaSoft\Java Update\Policy

  3. Change the value of EnableJavaUpdate to 0.

  4. Change the value of NotifyDownload to 0

  5. Create a new DWORD of EnableAutoUpdateCheck and set the value to 0.

Done