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Rob_Jager
Posted: October 24th, 2008, 7:10am Report to Moderator
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Dear Ray,
I have on my computer Java (TM) Runtime Environment 6 Update 1 (159 MB) and Java (TM) 6 Update 5 (136 MB).
Both are called insecure by a program, called Securia Personal Software Inpector. They could be security risks.
What do you think? Can I remove them to be on the safesite?
Thank you in advance. Best wishes. Rob
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Posted: October 24th, 2008, 11:07am Report to Moderator
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   I would remove Securia Personal Software Inspector.  I know nothing about Securia but it reporting Java as a security risk makes me very suspicious of it.
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Rob_Jager
Posted: October 27th, 2008, 4:03am Report to Moderator
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Thank you, Ray, for your quick response. The Securia P.S.Inspector was adviced by one of the leading PC magazines in Holland. I will follow your advice and remove it.
regards Rob
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Snakeyes
Posted: October 29th, 2008, 4:42pm Report to Moderator
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Actually Secunia PSI ( nor Securia)is a great and solid program. Older versions of Java were unsecure and it is correct in identifying them as such. Java has been updated to correct this issue.
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onemaddude
Posted: November 29th, 2008, 8:39pm Report to Moderator
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I'll have to add my two cents. I've used Secunia PSI for about a year and really love it. It checks your installed software and not only tells you which ones are a security risk but gives you the link for the latest version. Only takes a few minutes. Yes, I got the same message and removed the two older versions of Java with no problems. A new and even improved version of Secunia PCI just came out this week.
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plonkeroo
Posted: November 30th, 2008, 11:16am Report to Moderator
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Hiya, Everyone!

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I have similar question about Java. Please see

http://www.regvac.com/forum/b-questions/m-1226500962/
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Rob_Jager
Posted: December 1st, 2008, 4:32am Report to Moderator
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Thank you for your info concerning my question about Java. I have meanwhile discovered the answer which may help plonkeroo and others.
Go to Explorer - Program Files. Click on Java and you'll find all the info in the Readme and other links.
Rob
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plonkeroo
Posted: December 1st, 2008, 12:47pm Report to Moderator
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Hiya, Everyone!

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Could you expand on what you said? There is no primary page in Program Files (WinXPsp3), just folders for each installed programme. In the Java directory each version of Java has its own individual ReadMe.
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Snakeyes
Posted: December 1st, 2008, 1:20pm Report to Moderator
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Here is a good Q&A site on Sun Java that should answer most questions.

http://www.java.com/en/download/faq/index_general.xml
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