Downgrading Java 7 to Java 6 Update 32

The following instructions will assist you with installing the version of Java needed for Banner INB and the ALEKS software package. These instructions are for Windows 7. You must have administrative access on your PC to complete the instructions.

Please contact the IST Helpdesk at 973-596-2900 if you require assistance completing the steps below.

1. Go to Computer and click Uninstall or change a program.

2. Select the version of Java you wish to uninstall. Any version later than Java 6 update 32 must be uninstalled.


3. Confirm the uninstall process and wait for it to complete.

4. Download and install Java SE 6 Development kit 6u32 by clicking here: http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/java/javase/downloads/jre-6u32-downloads-1594646.html​​.

a). Click Accept License Agreement

b). Select the correct version of Java by clicking the link for your system type:

  • If you have a 32-bit system: Windows x86 Offline (32 – bit) – jre-6u32-windows-i586.exe.

  • If you have a 64-bit system: Windows x64 (64-bit) jre-6u32-windows-x64.exe.

5. Double click the resulting download and follow the on-screen instructions to install Java.

6. Restart your browser to complete the installation.

Important: After completing the installation, the Java Auto Updater software may prompt you to update to the latest version of Java, version 7. DO NOT INSTALL THIS! Java version 7 is known to be incompatible with Banner INB and the ALEKS software package. If you believe you require version 7 for other software, please consult the IST Helpdesk at 973-596-2900 for assistance.

Note: Prevent accidental updates of Java and incompatibility issues by disabling Java updates, click here to learn how.

Last Updated: August 25, 2017