The installer "unpacks" the files needed to continue. A dialog tracks
this process, which takes less than a minute. After briefly displaying a logo
splash screen, the install wizard begins:
First, the installer presents the license agreement. After reading the
License, click the "Yes" button to accept its terms.
Next, you are asked to confirm or change the location in which the
software will be installed.
We recommend that you accept the default location, which is on your C drive
at C:\Program Files\Java\JRE\j2re<version>. To accept
the default location, click the "Next" button. If your environment requires
that you install elsewhere, click the "Browse" button to choose an alternative
Next, you will see a window that asks you to confirm that you want the Sun
JVM to run Java programs in your browser.
The install program will detect whether you have a Microsoft Internet
Explorer Browser and/or a Netscape 6 browser on your computer and will check
the appropriate boxes for you. Click the "Apply" button, and the installation
program will proceed.
Now that you have given the installer all the information it needs to
proceed, progress dialogs track the installation process, which should take
less than three minutes.
A few small dialogs confirm the last few steps of the installation
process, concluding with the confirmation "Installation Completed