To prevent it from starting, and subsequently preventing the famous UAC prompt from appearing, follow the next step.
To prevent the update checker from running, you'll need to remove its automatic startup entry from the registry.
I can turn them off, apply them, and close the dialog successfully.
The below fix works in Java 7 u51, but is unconfirmed for other versions. HKCU\Software\App Data Low\Software\Java Soft\Deployment Properties 1. REG_SZ: deployment.expiration.check.enabled "false" EDIT: This previously (and mistakenly) said DWORD instead of REG_SZ.Note that this does not prevent the updater from running, so you will still get an UAC prompt as the updater is started.Note that the registry changes above alone are not enough to prevent the Java updater from running.Something else to run on you server is in jrex\bin\-unregister to get rid of the quick starter.--Alan-- Java has two different update check features.