Changing Java Version
Something you need (or want) to update the Java version that is bundled with the game to a newer version, let's learn how to do that.
Please follow the steps in this guide for instructions on how to install Java.
Updating Launcher Path
Start the Minecraft launcher if you have not already. At the top right of the Minecraft launcher should be hamburger menu, click on the icon.
Select "Launch Options" on the menu at the top.