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Yavanius

64 bit Java

Unread post by Yavanius » 2017-06-16, 23:35

Went to Java site to update Java and got this message:

64-bit Java for Windows
Recommended Version 8 Update 131 (filesize: 62.62 MB)
Release date April 18, 2017

We have detected you are using the 64-bit version of Firefox which will not run the Java plugin from this browser. More info

More info -> https://java.com/en/download/help/firefox_java.xml


Which is ironic since Java is already installed...

Apparently Java is working because I tried checking at nVidia's site.

Sun...err, Oracle does still give you the link to download Java though...

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Re: 64 bit Java

Unread post by Moonchild » 2017-06-17, 00:25

They detect "Firefox" and as such tell you that NPAPI plugin support has ended on Firefox...
You can always shoot them a message that their detection is wrong, of course.
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Re: 64 bit Java

Unread post by Yavanius » 2017-06-19, 22:22

Wasn't anything critical... just making a note of it.

Good thing this isn't something for a car... this won't work with your car but you can still install it...

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