ITS recommends that Banner be used with the latest version of Java runtime.


  • Active WPI account
  • Internet Explorer is the required browser for Banner Production using Java
  • From off-campus the VPN is required to install Java

Installation Instructions

  1. Open O:\\\resources.
  2. In the Banner folder, open Java_for_Banner.
  3. Double click the file beginning with jre.
  4. If a Security Warning window appears asking Are you sure you want to run this file?, click Run.
  5. If a User Account Control windows appears asking whether to run this file, click Yes.
  6. In the Java Setup - Welcome window, click Install.
  7. If a Java Setup window Out-of-Date Java versions Detected window appears, click Uninstall to remove old files. When uninstall is complete, click Next.
  8. On the Java Setup - Complete window confirming the installation of Java, click Close.

Java Updates

ITS recommends selecting automatic Java updates as follows:

  1. In Windows Search, type configure Java.
  2. On the Java Control Panel, choose the Update tab.
  3. Select Check for Updates Automatically.
  4. Click Apply.
  5. Click OK.