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Firefox asking to update Java and Java saying is already updated see complete explanation below.

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1. I saw that Firefox saying that Java Deployment Toolkit 7.0.510.13NPRuntime Script Plug-in Library for Java(TM) Deploy vulnerable Update Now Java(TM) Platform SE 7 U51Next Generation Java Plug-in 10.51.2 for Mozilla browsers

2. I attempted to update. Got message saying that Java update already installed. Message seemed to be a Windows message. Unfortunately, I overrode the message and reinstalled both of the above updates.

3. Now showing the above Javas twice for plugins on Firefox (once in already installed plugins and once in updated plugin.

4. I went to Java. Ran the uninstall older versions of Java from Windows successfully.

5. Firefox continues to say that above Javas are vulnerable and need to be updated.

6. In the past, the updating was seamless. Now not so.

7. What do I need to do or is this a Firefox issue.

8. Both Javas in my plugins (both the ones in recent updates and the ones in regular plugins) are saying "Ask to Activate".

9. Thanks. I have Windows XP.

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I assume the warning is from the Plugin Checker site? https://www.mozilla.org/plugincheck/

The problem is that the site has been updated to reflect the release of Java 8, and therefore the site considers Java SE 7 to be old now. (The way the site is designed, it does not track multiple "current" releases.) But Oracle is not offering Java SE 8 on java.com; if you wanted it, you would need to go to oracle.com to get it.

For now, I suggest tolerating the message from the Plugin Checker site that you have an old version of Java SE, and relying on the Java updater to keep it current within the Java SE 7 series. At some point, Oracle will feel comfortable moving Java SE 8 to java.com and everything will line up again.

Related thread: Firefox 28.0 is indicating that my installed Java SE 7 U51 is vulnerable (2014 03 20).

Regarding the Deployment plugin, I think it has a different kind of problem, maybe there is an unfixed bug even in the latest version. I haven't researched it, but not very many sites use it.

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الحل المُختار

I assume the warning is from the Plugin Checker site? https://www.mozilla.org/plugincheck/

The problem is that the site has been updated to reflect the release of Java 8, and therefore the site considers Java SE 7 to be old now. (The way the site is designed, it does not track multiple "current" releases.) But Oracle is not offering Java SE 8 on java.com; if you wanted it, you would need to go to oracle.com to get it.

For now, I suggest tolerating the message from the Plugin Checker site that you have an old version of Java SE, and relying on the Java updater to keep it current within the Java SE 7 series. At some point, Oracle will feel comfortable moving Java SE 8 to java.com and everything will line up again.

Related thread: Firefox 28.0 is indicating that my installed Java SE 7 U51 is vulnerable (2014 03 20).

Regarding the Deployment plugin, I think it has a different kind of problem, maybe there is an unfixed bug even in the latest version. I haven't researched it, but not very many sites use it.