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Firefox doesn't like Java Deployment Toolkit

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Firefox doesn't like Java Deployment Toolkit

Just  got this popup - edit
Turns out it is way out of date so the real question is why it didn't automatically update
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Steve
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Re: Firefox doesn't like Java Deployment Toolkit

Im not sure i use IE8. but i had my java set to update automatically and ran several manual checks the last few months on my java updates and it said i was upto date, However i was Not upto date as  i later discovered, I was two behind, so now going through all my stuff to ensure everythings up to date!! Angry
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Re: Firefox doesn't like Java Deployment Toolkit

I got it too! ..!...
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Re: Firefox doesn't like Java Deployment Toolkit

Likewise!
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Re: Firefox doesn't like Java Deployment Toolkit

I use this, it keeps me reminded of out of date or insecure programs
You can learn more about the tool and download it online at Secunia:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_scanning/Personal/
Steve
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Re: Firefox doesn't like Java Deployment Toolkit

Thanks for that link Pierre-Pierre ive just downloaded it, I also came across this earlier which may prove useful for some folk's, Its from filehippo.com and checks your software is upto date and even includes a few Beta's i was unaware even existed....
http://www.filehippo.com/updatechecker/
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