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Should I disable Java?

by Chigal48 / January 11, 2013 11:09 PM PST
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I completely uninstalled it
by itsdigger / January 11, 2013 11:16 PM PST
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with Revo uninstaller, when the threat passes we can always re-install it

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Your call
by bob b / January 12, 2013 1:37 AM PST
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Do you need it?
Only you can tell that.
Disable it in chrome....go about your business....see what comes up broke.

Nothing I do seems to need the product so I don't have it installed.

Java seems to be an ongoing attack vector.
If you have it installed and active......your open.

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Update: I updated JAVA
by Chigal48 / January 12, 2013 4:14 AM PST
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I hope the Update 10 is the fix for security.

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Missing the point?
by bob b / January 12, 2013 7:14 AM PST
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If it was as easy as that everyone would do it.

Back to my orig question.......do you need Java?

If not.....toss it.......the thing seems to be a never ending security hole.

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More questions to Bob B
by Chigal48 / January 12, 2013 6:50 PM PST
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Do I disable it? or do I uninstall it? I'm still not sure how to disable it, from what I'm reading there is a way to disable it.

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How to disable.
by bob b / January 12, 2013 11:10 PM PST

It seems pretty easy to disable it in chrome.
http://nakedsecurity.sophos.com/how-to-disable-java-chrome/

After you disable it.
Use chrome and go to your normal sites.
If nothing turns up broke there is a good chance your not using it.

If your not using it then it's a good candidate to be uninstalled.

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