― In this post, I describe how to download and install JDK 7 (Java SE 7u11 currently) on official Windows 8 (not Preview version). ∙ Note: You must have administrative permissions in order to install the JDK on Microsoft Windows. ∙ Note: Installers for JDK 7u6 and later install the JavaFX SDK and integrate it into the JDK installation directory. ∙ Visit http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/java/javase/downloads/index.html, click the download Java Platform button. ∙ Scroll [...].