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Windows 7: Serious New Java Flaw Affects All Versions of Windows

15 Apr 2010   #11

Windows 7 Professional SP1 - x64 [Non-UEFI Boot]

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Night Hawk View Post
Hopefully that offers a fix to the problem seen with previous versions. Another source had this title on on article. "Sun Java flaw exposes Windows users to dangerous Web attacks" Sun Java flaw exposes Windows users to dangerous Web attacks | Zero Day |

Just to add a note here for those running the 64bit IE you have to manually download the latest 64bit version of Java on the page seen at Java Downloads for All Operating Systems - Sun Microsystems

That will be the second link under Windows seen there.

Windows 64-bit operating system comes with both 32-bit and 64-bit Internet Explorer (IE) browsers. 32-bit IE comes as a default. There are different versions of Java software available for download depending on whether you are using 32-bit or 64-bit IE browsers.

Please note that the 64-bit Java is presented as a download option automatically for 64-bit Internet Explorer users, as it is the only officially available 64-bit browser for Windows.
Installations page seen at Which version of Java should I download for my Windows 64-bit operating system?
Better install both, x32 & x64 on already x64 the two IE are provided by MS.

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15 Apr 2010   #12
Night Hawk

W7 Ultimate x64/W10 Pro x64 dual boot main build-remote pc W10 Pro x64 Insider Preview/W7 Pro x64

I think the rumor mill is spreading faster then any actual exploitation of any flaws with Java! Java zero-day flaw under active attack | Zero Day |

As far as the main variety page for the different Java releases I generally keep that in the IE Favorites. Both 32bit and 64bit IEs just saw the #19 a week ago and now for the #20.
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15 Apr 2010   #13

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by manhunter2826 View Post
Be careful also as when the Java update runs periodically, I've noticed it's asking to install the Yahoo toolbar by default.
more maleware...
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15 Apr 2010   #14

Windows 10 Pro x64

odd... java scheduler didnt give it to me automatically, never mind upgraded now
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