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Downloads of v 8.0.231:


Last Update:

29 Oct 2019

Package Maintainer(s):

Software Author(s):

  • Oracle


java runtime environment

Java Runtime (JRE)

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8.0.231 | Updated: 29 Oct 2019



Downloads of v 8.0.231:


Software Author(s):

  • Oracle

Java Runtime (JRE) 8.0.231

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All Checks are Passing

3 Passing Tests

Validation Testing Passed

Verification Testing Passed


Scan Testing Successful:

No detections found in any package files

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Deployment Method: Individual Install, Upgrade, & Uninstall

To install Java Runtime (JRE), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


To upgrade Java Runtime (JRE), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


To uninstall Java Runtime (JRE), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


Deployment Method:


This applies to both open source and commercial editions of Chocolatey.

1. Enter Your Internal Repository Url

(this should look similar to

2. Setup Your Environment

1. Ensure you are set for organizational deployment

Please see the organizational deployment guide

2. Get the package into your environment

  • Open Source or Commercial:
    • Proxy Repository - Create a proxy nuget repository on Nexus, Artifactory Pro, or a proxy Chocolatey repository on ProGet. Point your upstream to Packages cache on first access automatically. Make sure your choco clients are using your proxy repository as a source and NOT the default community repository. See source command for more information.
    • You can also just download the package and push it to a repository Download

3. Copy Your Script

choco upgrade javaruntime -y --source="'INTERNAL REPO URL'" [other options]

See options you can pass to upgrade.

See best practices for scripting.

Add this to a PowerShell script or use a Batch script with tools and in places where you are calling directly to Chocolatey. If you are integrating, keep in mind enhanced exit codes.

If you do use a PowerShell script, use the following to ensure bad exit codes are shown as failures:

choco upgrade javaruntime -y --source="'INTERNAL REPO URL'" 

Write-Verbose "Exit code was $exitCode"
$validExitCodes = @(0, 1605, 1614, 1641, 3010)
if ($validExitCodes -contains $exitCode) {
  Exit 0

Exit $exitCode

- name: Install javaruntime
    name: javaruntime
    version: '8.0.231'
    state: present

See docs at

chocolatey_package 'javaruntime' do
  action    :install
  source   'INTERNAL REPO URL'
  version  '8.0.231'

See docs at

cChocoPackageInstaller javaruntime
    Name     = "javaruntime"
    Version  = "8.0.231"
    Source   = "INTERNAL REPO URL"

Requires cChoco DSC Resource. See docs at

package { 'javaruntime':
  ensure   => '8.0.231',
  provider => 'chocolatey',
  source   => 'INTERNAL REPO URL',

Requires Puppet Chocolatey Provider module. See docs at

4. If applicable - Chocolatey configuration/installation

See infrastructure management matrix for Chocolatey configuration elements and examples.

Package Approved

This package was approved as a trusted package on 26 Aug 2020.


Java allows you to play online games, chat with people around the world, calculate your mortgage interest, and view images in 3D, just to name a few. It's also integral to the intranet applications and other e-business solutions that are the foundation of corporate computing.


This is just a metapackage for the latest JRE (currenly JRE 8). Have a look at the jre8 package for more details.

Log in or click on link to see number of positives.

In cases where actual malware is found, the packages are subject to removal. Software sometimes has false positives. Moderators do not necessarily validate the safety of the underlying software, only that a package retrieves software from the official distribution point and/or validate embedded software against official distribution point (where distribution rights allow redistribution).

Chocolatey Pro provides runtime protection from possible malware.

Add to Builder Version Downloads Last Updated Status
Java Runtime (JRE) 8.0.191 502842 Saturday, November 10, 2018 Approved
Java Runtime (JRE) 8.0.181 95455 Thursday, October 4, 2018 Approved
Java Runtime (JRE) 8.0.151 468521 Monday, October 30, 2017 Approved
Java Runtime (JRE) 8.0.144 213371 Friday, August 11, 2017 Approved
Java Runtime (JRE) 8.0.121 452184 Friday, February 17, 2017 Approved
Java Runtime (JRE) 8.0.101 631805 Sunday, September 18, 2016 Approved
Java Runtime (JRE) 8.0.73 182319 Monday, March 21, 2016 Approved
Java Runtime (JRE) 8.0.66 42409 Friday, January 8, 2016 Approved
Java Runtime (JRE) 8.0.60 28040 Sunday, October 25, 2015 Approved
Java Runtime (JRE) 8.0.51 28576 Friday, August 21, 2015 Approved
Java Runtime (JRE) 8.0.40 75599 Tuesday, March 24, 2015 Approved
Java Runtime (JRE) 7.0.75 56608 Tuesday, January 20, 2015 Approved
Java Runtime (JRE) 7.0.71 37120 Wednesday, October 15, 2014 Approved
Java Runtime (JRE) 11545 Tuesday, September 30, 2014 Approved
Java Runtime (JRE) 15082 Saturday, September 6, 2014 Approved
Java Runtime (JRE) 7.0.67 12141 Tuesday, August 5, 2014 Approved
Java Runtime (JRE) 6853 Tuesday, July 15, 2014 Approved
Java Runtime (JRE) 7.0.60 12564 Thursday, May 29, 2014 Approved
Java Runtime (JRE) 3387 Thursday, May 22, 2014 Approved
Java Runtime (JRE) 621 Thursday, May 22, 2014 Approved
Java Runtime (JRE) 1891 Wednesday, May 21, 2014 Approved
Java Runtime (JRE) 1962 Tuesday, May 20, 2014 Approved
Java Runtime (JRE) 7.0.55 10936 Wednesday, April 16, 2014 Approved
Java Runtime (JRE) 11897 Tuesday, January 28, 2014 Approved
Java Runtime (JRE) 7.0.51 3611 Tuesday, January 14, 2014 Approved
Java Runtime (JRE) 7.0.45 7144 Wednesday, October 16, 2013 Approved
Java Runtime (JRE) 1504 Monday, October 7, 2013 Approved
Java Runtime (JRE) 7.0.40 2507 Friday, September 13, 2013 Approved
Java Runtime (JRE) 7.0.25 5070 Tuesday, June 18, 2013 Approved
Java Runtime (JRE) 7.0.21 2700 Wednesday, April 17, 2013 Approved
Java Runtime (JRE) 7.0.17 1559 Tuesday, March 5, 2013 Approved
Java Runtime (JRE) 7.0.15 1078 Wednesday, February 20, 2013 Approved
Java Runtime (JRE) 7.0.11 1163 Monday, January 21, 2013 Approved
Java Runtime (JRE) 7.0.9 1295 Wednesday, December 5, 2012 Approved
Java Runtime (JRE) 757 Friday, November 30, 2012 Approved
Java Runtime (JRE) 7.0.5 2808 Sunday, June 17, 2012 Approved
Java Runtime (JRE) 1995 Wednesday, April 25, 2012 Approved
Jave Runtime (JRE) 6.0.30 2692 Tuesday, January 10, 2012 Approved

    • jre8 (≥ 8.0.231)
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