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Firefox & Java Console Update

Posted by not2bright (My Page) on
Thu, Aug 30, 12 at 18:25

I just had a Java update and afterward -- and upon opening FF -- received a message that "another program on your computer would like to modify firefox with the following add-on: Java Console 6.0.35."

I don't recall ever having to select whether to allow the installation of this or not. Now that I have the choice, I'm not sure if it's something I need to do or whether it does more 'harm' than good.

Suggestions ? :-)


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RE: Firefox & Java Console Update

Most people would let it install.
Right now there is a danger with java and firefox and are recommending disable jave in add-ons until they made a security update.. Maybe that is the security update !


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RE: Firefox & Java Console Update

Thanks for the lightning-fast response, Mikie ! :-)


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RE: Firefox & Java Console Update

Apparently that is what it is..

Oracle has updated its widely used Java software framework to fix critical vulnerabilities that criminals were actively exploiting to take full control of end-user computers.<\b>


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RE: Firefox & Java Console Update

Yes let it install, any time there's a java update it should be done since they are usually security related.


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RE: Firefox & Java Console Update

Thanks for the further responses. I updated/installed without problems. :-)


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