firefox blocks java

thufir hawat.thufir at
Thu Dec 19 13:43:59 UTC 2013

On Mon, 16 Dec 2013 09:59:47 -0600, Tommy Trussell wrote:

>> I'm running an old system, and plan a clean-install.  In the meantime,
>> my JVM is so out of date, apparently, I can't play yahoo games.
> The title of your message says "Firefox blocks Java." Yes, it does, EVEN
> IF you have the latest version, because everyone got sick of staying on
> top the continual serious Java security exploits. Mozilla has just made
> it a bit harder to shoot yourself in the foot.
> Have you tried unblocking Java in Firefox?

I tried that earlier, but it didn't seem to work, I don't think.  I ran 
some updates and was now able to enable it.

I appreciate the security angle, but I wonder how much of that is specific 
to Windows.


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