Re: Java Web Start

Hi George,

Thank you for posting. Also thanks for all reply.

>From your post, my understanding of this issue is: How to prevent SUN JRE
from downloading without permission. If this is not correct, please feel
free to let me know.

Please understand that SUN JRE is not a Microsoft Product, you can get more
help from SUN technology support. such as Java Forums or User Groups:

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sure that you completely understand the risk before retrieving any software
from the Internet.

Therefore, I just provide some general advice on this issue:

1. If you don't need SUN JRE, you can uninstall it simply.

2. Try some configuration in your firewall software to stop SUN JRE from
accessing network.

3. Delete or remove SUN JRE Control Panel file jpicpl32.cpl from
%SystemRoot&\system32 folder, to prevent user from changing the automatic
updates setting of SUN JRE.

For more information about Microsoft Java Virtual Machine Support, please
visit the following Microsoft Web site:

Hope this helps!

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>I see that when your logged on under as someone thats not an administrator
>someone who can install programs the download tab is disabled. My
>is this: is someone has been granted the ability to install programs but
>don't want them with the ability to update the Java how can I prevent
>Also if the normal user is logged on with automatic java updates
>will the updates still download. Our security policy prohibts the
>downloading of software except by the IT staff. Is there a way to prevent
>this. If a user is a local admin they can theorecticaly go to control
>and download the updates by open the java applet.
>"R. McCarty" wrote:
>> Just update to the latest Sun Java, which no longer utilizes or installs
>> the Web Start program. The Java control module in Control Panel
>> will be different from what you're used to. Especially, when it comes
>> to disabling the System Tray Icon....
>> Download here (Remove existing versions 1st)
>> Take the offline version if you're on Broadband.
>> "George Schneider" <georgedschneider@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote in message
>> news:E3362E6D-74BF-4F98-9424-8F5BD193EB6F@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
>> > Sorry for the double post. I originalyposted this in a w2k forum and
>> > should of been here in a XP newsgroup.
>> >
>> > I have notived that my Windows XP machines have a program called Java 2
>> > Runtime Enviroment Standard Edition 1.4.2_01. Also a icon called Java
>> > start. How can I remove the java web start program? Also I noticed
>> > download feature for the Java console even though the user security
>> > in
>> > IE prevents downloading but this programs lets you do it. How can I
>> > this or at least stop a user form configuring the Java console other
>> > Admins? Is there a service that runs this like windows update? The
>> > way
>> > I can see to disable the download is manualy configure it. Am I
>> > on
>> > this? My main question really is can you remove java web start
because it
>> > seems pretty usless?
>> >


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