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Windows 7: Do I need Java on my PC

19 Sep 2015   #11
UsernameIssues

W7 Pro SP1 64bit
 
 

I have no idea which thread you are talking about, but you probably don't need Java. Just uninstall it and see if you miss it. You can always install it again if you need it. If you decide that you must have Java installed, take a look at this post: IE 10 Not Keeping Temp Files


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20 Sep 2015   #12
Dragonchaser

W7 Pro x64
 
 

This is the thread right here. Written by gregrocker. See step 7.

That is a very interesting thread about configuring Windows 7. A must read.
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20 Sep 2015   #13
ThrashZone

Win-7-Pro64bit 7-H-Prem-64bit
 
 

Hi,
Either that or use the forums search,
http://www.sevenforums.com/gtsearch....q=orcacle+java

If you want a comment from Brink ask here
Internet Explorer - Enable or Disable Toolbars and Extensions Add-ons
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20 Sep 2015   #14
UsernameIssues

W7 Pro SP1 64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Dragonchaser View Post
This is the thread right here. Written by gregrocker. See step 7.

That is a very interesting thread about configuring Windows 7. A must read.
I have seen that thread and the comment about Java. I would also suggest not installing Flash add-on for IE or other browsers. It too is a common infection vector. Install Chrome and only use it when you must see Flash content.
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22 Sep 2015   #15
sckyless

Windows 7 Home Premium 32bit
 
 

Install it when needed. Some apps or sites require Java being pre-installed.
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22 Sep 2015   #16
3Colors

64-bit Windows 7 Professional
 
 

If it is necessary to have it installed you could opt to use the "disable" option in the same application when is not more needed. And "enable" when it is required. : https://nakedsecurity.sophos.com/201...rity-controls/

I learned that through the forum : Looks like I'll have to use Java. Recommendations ?
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