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June 14, 2005 3:13:02 AM

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I recently downloaded java 2 runtime--update 2. I notice in my add/remove
programs I now have java 2 runtime--update 1 still in my add/remove
programs. Should I remove update 1, leaving only update 2?

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Robert W. Ortego

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June 14, 2005 1:57:16 PM

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In news:u6jJlgKcFHA.2964@TK2MSFTNGP10.phx.gbl,
Bob <rortego@earthlink.net> had this to say:

My reply is at the bottom of your sent message:

> I recently downloaded java 2 runtime--update 2. I notice in my
> add/remove programs I now have java 2 runtime--update 1 still in my
> add/remove programs. Should I remove update 1, leaving only update 2?

Yups. Though I'm in favor of leaving the earlier version. The latest doesn't
allow you to right click and remove it from the system tray and is pretty
buggy on many people's computers and on two of mine that it's installed on.
I've been meaning to go back and get the older version. Not to mention it's
pretty bloated for no real good reason that I'm aware of. As for the
security implications it's also my opinion that we probably shouldn't allow
java to run in anything but the trusted zone. The benefits of utilizing the
zones is often overlooked but a pain at times. Maybe something we'll see
happen as a change in IE7 - one can hope...

Galen
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"And that recommendation, with the exaggerated estimate of my ability
with which he prefaced it, was, if you will believe me, Watson, the
very first thing which ever made me feel that a profession might be
made out of what had up to that time been the merest hobby."

Sherlock Holmes
Anonymous
June 14, 2005 6:01:40 PM

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fwiw, add/remove here does not have update 1,
only js2e version 5.0 update 2
fairly new winxp home install ,April I think.

If you want to be safe uninstall the whole shooting match and install it
fresh from java.com


"Bob" <rortego@earthlink.net> wrote in message
news:u6jJlgKcFHA.2964@TK2MSFTNGP10.phx.gbl...
>I recently downloaded java 2 runtime--update 2. I notice in my add/remove
>programs I now have java 2 runtime--update 1 still in my add/remove
>programs. Should I remove update 1, leaving only update 2?
>
> --
> Robert W. Ortego
>
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