Is there an equivalent openJRE like openJDK?

I would like to use openJRE if possible to enable java in Internet Explorer instead of Using Oracle Java

Is it possible to Enable Java Applet in Internet Explorer using OpenJDK? if yes How?


First go here:


Then under Platform, choose Windows x64 jre. Then just below that, it will give you a link similar to this:



Open Control Panel > Java and you should be able to Add a new Java. Select OpenJDK Java. Having said that I haven't tried running OpenJDK java with IE and launching sites/apps that use it. Here is the screen shot of the settings: enter image description here

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    i don't see any javacpl (java control panel) under jdk-11.0.2\bin you are giving instructions for Oracle Java
    – SeanClt
    Jan 24 '19 at 17:26

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