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Tech9

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uninstalling java deployment toolkit

okay im seriously having trouble removing this deployment toolkit - it has been infected from merely surfing the web

javara doesn't even remove it. I can't seem to properly navigate and remove it. the google results i get are very confusing.

There is no remove in "add/remove" programs. This seriously is a security risk and i have no idea how to fully remove it.

Yes my google skills are very terrible


Cudni
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if it is infected then use tools and follow steps to remove any malware
»Security Cleanup FAQ »Mandatory Steps Before Requesting Assistance

Cudni

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If you have gotten something then yes go to the other link suggested above on this forum. You probably have more than just this problem.


Doctor Four
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If it's the one that comes with Java, there's nothing that can be done about it except to remove Java completely.

Though if you're using Firefox, it can and should be disabled as it is a security risk.

Despite that, Sun still keeps foisting this on Java users when it really isn't needed for most of them.
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Tech9

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was infected in the pasy by "C:\Users\user\AppData\LocalLow\Sun\Java\Deployment\cache\6.0\33\378022e1-410f9c71";"Trojan horse Downloader.Generic_c.BCR";"Moved to Virus Vault"

Another was in "C:\Users\user\AppData\LocalLow\Sun\Java\Deployment\cache\6.0\13\6deed00d-262e978e";"Trojan horse Generic2_c.XRX";"Moved to Virus Vault"

very weird and seemed to just exploit itself within the toolkit

i need to Completely remove java - and update a java version that is safe and lightweight and not bloated

i dont need security clean up


Cudni
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just delete the contents of it
»www.java.com/en/download/help/pl···ache.xml
if you removed Java delete the folder itself. And your AV seems to have blocked it anyway.

Cudni
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Tech9

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I really wish someone can offer a helping hand

I don't have a java icon in my control panel

I searched for java and came up with several locations

C:\Windows\System32\config\systemprofile\AppData\LocalLow\Sun
C:\Users\user\AppData\LocalLow\Sun

that's basically it...so i just delete all the contents in those folders and i should re-download the java?


Tech9

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So no one here knows anything? Can someone direct me to a forum where i can actually receive technical help. I know this isn't really the forum to be posting things - or maybe i posted in wrong section?

im not even sure

tdumaine
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Try looking at »java.com/en/ if you are that desperately seeking technical help with java as this site isnt part of or owned by java.

These are other people trying to help you so if in a hurry, try the help center at »java.com/en/


Cudni
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you have already answered your question earlier. just delete those folders you listed and be done with it


Tech9

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Aha! You see i personally did not know i have even answered my own question. I need to THANK you.


Tech9

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Ok i did what i had to do, deleted the folders but for some reason videos play on youtube is this normal or is it using some sort of java in firefox? if so then i need to completely remove the java that somehow is embedded into firefox


rcdailey
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I thought the videos on YouTube used Adobe Flash, not Sun Java. Also, Javascript is not Java.

Oops, it's Oracle Java now, I guess.
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