Forum Thread: Error Sun Java JRE 1.6.x / 6.x

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jkjellerup Error Sun Java JRE 1.6.x / 6.x
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It got an warning each time I have made a update of Sun Java JRE 1.6.x / 6.x.

Can ynybody help?

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Member 9th Sep, 2010 13:20

What is the warning you have received?

Which program gives you the warning, the PSI or the Java Updater?

What is the "path" to the detected installation?
For the Secunia PSI 1.5.x you can find this out by navigating to the Insecure tab containing the entry for Java JRE 1.6.x, clicking "+" to expand it, and copying the field "Installation Path".
For the Secunia PSI 2.0 Beta, you can simply double-click the entry for the program causing trouble, click the "Troubleshoot Report" icon, and pasting the part between "--START--" and "--END--" here.

hope this helps.
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wbis1930 RE: Error Sun Java JRE 1.6.x / 6.x
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I got this warning too. Should I remove Sun Java JRE 1,6 x /6.x ?
What do I have to do else ?
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Maurice Joyce RE: Error Sun Java JRE 1.6.x / 6.x
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Can be used with Windows XP,Vista & Windows 7 - 32 & 64 Bit Systems.

Windows works perfectly well without JAVA.On that basis,U can safely uninstall the lot via Control Panel>Add/Remove. If U change your mind later due to programme dependencies just install & test the latest version from the links provided below.

If U prefer to permanently retain JAVA (many users do) see below:

The following fix is for the more widely used 32 Bit system.(By default 64 Bit systems still use the 32 Bit Browser) Details for a 64 Bit Browser are in PART 3.

1. If U are using PSI version 2 (BETA) have U tried the Auto Update feature supplied? If not, it is worth a go.
2. If using PSI Go to Start>Control Panel>click on the JAVA icon>select the Update tab>click the Update Now button.

If these options are not available or do not work try this:

Click this link & select run from here: (select 32 Bit)

To test your JAVA is working correctly use this test link:

As normal,reboot,carry out a full PSI scan & all should be in order. If not,go to Start>Control Panel>Add/Remove & uninstall ALL version of JAVA(TM),JRE,JSE or JDK that U can see EXCEPT for JAVA(TM) 6 Update 21.

Rescan. In the unlikely event of a vulnerability still showing scroll down to PART 2


1. Go to Control Panel>JAVA icon>Update Tab and take the tick (check mark) out of box marked "Check for updates auto ....." (This will prevent a Java updater notification from starting each time U switch on your PC - PSI is already doing this job for U)

2. If U prefer not to have the JAVA icon in the System Tray when in use, open the Advanced Tab>look for Miscellaneous>click the + sign & then remove the tick from clearly marked box.

3. U may also wish to speed up your browser by clearing out the JAVA cache & permanently lowering the quota allocation. If U are unsure how to do this post back for more information.

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Use the method below as a last resort.

If U have completed all the above actions & still have a problem it is because the new JAVA uninstaller only removes the previous version. U could still have very old JAVA dross on your system. Try this:

1.Install or double check U have the latest JAVA version (Currently Version 6 Update 21)from here: (select 32 Bit)

2.This tool will remove all the old dross except for the version U have just installed. Click here:

*This link takes U to the site - select the Windows Binary (zip) option.
*This will lead U to to download it.
*Save the download to desktop.
*Activate the desktop zip icon which exposes the JAVARA EXE file. Click it
*Select RUN when asked.
*Select your language.
*The tool will now appear on the desktop - select REMOVE OLDER VERSIONS
*Once complete select ADDITIONAL TASKS - tick all boxes & activate.
*Right click on the desktop JAVARA zip file & delete it.

3.To test your JAVA is working correctly use this test link:


a.If U have, but do not use your 64 Bit Browser, there is no requirement for Java 64 Bit to be installed.If already installed it can safely be removed via Control Panel>Add/Remove (64 Bit versions are clearly marked 64 if U have any)

b.To update this version click here: (select 64 Bit)

c.U can use the 32 Bit browser to install the 64 Bit version.

If this post has solved your problem could you please select the ACCEPT option. This will lock the thread and stop you & I from receiving unnecessary update emails.

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