If you don’t see the option here, you have an outdated version of Java — update it now!(And be sure to uncheck the junkware while installing the update.) You can also use a quick registry hack to change this setting.We have a file you can use to enable it with a few clicks.
Check the “Suppress sponsor offers when installing or updating Java” option and click OK.
The option here will basically just set the same registry value you can set yourself below.
We’re not sure exactly when this option was added, but it appears to have been sometime in July or August 2014.
This registry hack tells Java to never install that stuff.
If you do need Java installed (and you probably don’t), be sure to change this setting.
It will protect you from Java’s junkware — at least until someone at Oracle realizes Ask Toolbar installations are down.
This first method only works if you already have Java installed.
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