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Firefox to block Silverlight and Java -- but not Flash

  1. #11

    Posts : 141
    Win 7 & Win 8

    When reading the article it stated firfox will install with the default blocking
    But you will have a choice to enable it as well…

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  2. #12

    South Coast NSW, Australia
    Posts : 615
    Windows 8.1 'Ultimate' RTM 64 bit (Pro/WMC).

    Quote Originally Posted by averchat View Post
    When reading the article it stated firfox will install with the default blocking
    But you will have a choice to enable it as well…

    Thank you, averchat, I must have missed it. The old eyes aren't what they used to be. :-(
    But if I can enable/disable it myself, there shouldn't be a problem.
    Thanks again.
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  3. #13

    Posts : 149
    Windows 8.1 Pro 64-Bit, Ubuntu 13.04 64-Bit

    Quote Originally Posted by averchat View Post
    I have avoided using java, It’s unnecessary excess baggage if a program requires it I simply
    Find another program that does not use it, never had problems surfing the net.
    I'm guessing you never will play Minecraft then. That's probably the one and only reason the majority of people want to keep java around by now. I would love if they coded that game in something more native and ditched java altogether, after all the game would run 200x better if coded (properly) in something like C++.

    Not gonna happen though. Java's the reason people can play the game on so many platforms without much work on the developers.
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  4. #14

    Posts : 419
    Windows 8.1 x64

    Quote Originally Posted by Lazure View Post
    Also can't forget or Runescape too, both use Java.
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  5. #15

    Covington, La
    Posts : 1,184
    Windows 7 HP 64bit, Windows 8.1 Pro w/Media Center 64BIT

    They should include Flash also as its #2 behind Java in attacks. I have moved on to IE10 but still have Firefox and use QuickJava plugin that controls all of those.

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  6. #16

    FF was my default for ages with XP, Vista and 7 = then it started going funny. BUt I was not laughing. If Mizilla cant get it right pull it = get it right = then release it.

    I default on Chrome now, so far no problems.

    IE9 was pathetic, hated it. But not done much testing on IE10 yet, maybe I dont want to?
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