In preparation for a class that I’m teaching, I perform a Java update on my Windows 7 system. After avoiding the installation of the crapware Ask.com toolbar, I complete the installation.
A browser window opens up.
I click the button. Another window opens.
I click the link to resolve the problem. (Yes, the plug-in is enabled.)
I’m brought to a page where I can download and install the latest version of Java. Although I’ve just done that, by way of the update, I humor them and download and run the kit.
I’m rewarded with this:
My solution: I’ve uninstalled Java and refuse to use websites that require it.