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Java not updating correctly... Or at all?


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If you're reading this, thank you very much. I apologize if this is in the wrong forum, but I would very much appreciate it if you could give your best advice on the following issue:

I've been trying to update Java on my Macbook. Of course I used Software Update to try to update it, yet I always get an error: "The update 'Java for Mac OS X 10.6 Update 14' can’t be installed. An unexpected error occurred." After that I tried to download the update manually, yet another error occurred. I don't know what to do. I've searched all over the internet to no avail. Please, any help would be greatly appreciated.
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Yes, I'm running 10.6.8. And no, I haven't done any maintenance.
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Shoot. I followed all of those steps precisely but still got an error: "The installation failed. The installer encountered an error that caused the installation to fail."
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I opened up Java Preferences and it gives me the following error:
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Cannot launch "Java Preferences"
No compatible version of Java 1.5+ is available.
Thanks again for running through this with me. I really do appreciate it.
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