Java Update 1.7.0_45 issue with PowerTeacher Gradebook

Java Update 1.7.0_45 issue with PowerTeacher Gradebook
and ReportWorks Developer Pearson has identified an issue where PowerTeacher Gradebook and ReportWorks Developer do not successfully launch on computers running the latest version of Java (version 1.7.0_45) on Mac and Windows.
Pearson recommends that teachers and other staff avoid updating to this version of Java in order to continue using PowerTeacher Gradebook and ReportWorks Developer.
Workaround In many cases, users who have already updated to the latest version of Java can use the alternate launch method for PowerTeacher Gradebook and ReportWorks Developer.
Pearson is actively investigating this issue. Additional information will be provided in a future tech note once a solution is available.