Re: If Java were removed - will IE still browse?
Response at bottom:
"PA Bear [MS MVP]" <PABearMVP@gmail.com> wrote in message
> Alpha wrote:
>> Follow up at bottom:
>> "Alpha" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
>>> Will IE 7 (and/or IE 8 Beta 2) still be able to browse if Java (V6 U5)
>>> to be removed from a WinXP-Pro SP2 machine?
>>> Regards and TIA.
>> Okay - I uninstalled Java on this machine.
>> There is no difference at all that I can see in the browsing behavior and
>> display of either IE6.1 or FF3.01.
>> I do not do any online accounts stuff - banks or such.
>> eBay works perfectly without Java.
>> So does CNN, BBC, VoA, MSNBC, NYTimes, LATimes, WashingtonPost, WSJ,
>> YahooMail, HotMail, GMail.......
>> That's all I wanted. But both browsers have speeded up enormously in
> Had you installed the latest Sun Java runtimes version (i.e., v1.6.0_07)
> and then uninstalled all earlier versions, IE probably would've been as
> PS: They don't load in FF.
Thanks for the message. If you are referring to my sampler list of
websites - they load perfectly on FF 3.01 here after Java was uninstalled
with no display or style changes at all.
Also loads perfectly on FF 1.5 Portable (off a USB stick).
I ran JavaRa to make sure that no remnants were left behind after the