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Windows Defender detects and removes this threat.
This threat uses a to download and run files on your , including other malware.Java vulnerabilityPC
It runs when you visit a hacked or malicious website and you have a vulnerable version of .Java
The following versions of are vulnerable:Java
To check if you're running a vulnerable version of :Java
You may get an alert about this threat even if you're not using a vulnerable version of . This is because we detect when a website tries to use the vulnerability, even if it isn't successful.Java
- Java Development Kit Java Runtime Environment 7 Update 10 and and earlier
- In , double-click Control PanelPrograms.
- If is installed you will see it in the list of installed programs. Click it to open the .JavaJava Control Panel
- On the tab, click to see which version of you have installed.GeneralAboutJava
Use the following free software to detect and remove this threat:Microsoft
You should also run a full scan. A full scan might find other, hidden malware.
Make sure you install all available updates. You can read more about this vulnerability and download software updates from these links:Java
You should remove older versions of , as keeping old and unsupported versions of on your is a serious security risk:JavaJavaPC
If you continue to get alerted about this threat, deleting your temporary files can help:Java
It's also important to keep your other software up to date:
You should delete your temporary Internet files so your security software doesn't continue to detect this threat:
You can also see our for more help.advanced troubleshooting page
If you’re using , see our .Windows XPWindows XP end of support page