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Forum Thread: Java JRE

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Oracle Java JRE 1.6.x / 6.x

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ncsprj Java JRE
Member 7th Apr, 2010 07:43
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States that Sun Java JRE 1.6.x/6.x is a threat. I do not have Java on my computer any more, and don't know how to keep this from coming up as a threat. There is no place to delete it . Repeated scans does not rid this threat. any suggestions

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Member 7th Apr, 2010 09:01
Hi,

The PSI will always show which file it's detecting. You can find your insecure installation of JRE by expanding the entry (clicking "+") and reading the field called "Installation Path". This "path" is the location of the insecure file.

hope this helps.
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TiMow RE: Java JRE
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Psi is reporting Java as insecure because i's finding some part of it on you system, although you have removed it. Remove JRE from add/remove in control panel and Java console (extn. for Ff.) from Firefox>tools>add-ons> extension icon.

In advanced mode (top right of Psi page), go to insecure tab, click on [+] on l.h.s. to expand.

Tech details gives location; Open folder goes to that location.

The latest Java JRE is 6.0.190.4 - any lower versions show as insecure.

Are you sure you don't want/need Java? - click download solution to update, if you decide to re-instate.

TiMow

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