NO, if the version of the java runtime is not the one used by DW6 itself then it will not run.
So my only course of action is to buy the latest version at GBP 240 per year - sadly the usual Adobe rip-off which has caused me to abandon several excellent items of Adobe software.
I run Dw CS6 on Windows 10 without any problems.
Why do you want to update the java runtime?
Thanks for the feedback.
The version of Java RE is outdated in CS6. I've been led to believe this poses a security threat
It is not a security risk, unless you allow the java runtime to by-pass your firewall settings. The old java applets that were used by some sites are no longer allowed by browsers, and blocked by them.
Many thanks, but please excuse my ignorance, how would I check that my firewall settings are correctly set ?
The reason I mention firewall settings, is that the Jave runtime was occasionally targeted by hackers. It's not really a problem anymore, but better safe than sorry .