Thanks for the input folks, that certainly confirms my suspicion....
Just a bit peeved that Oracle isn't saying anything about this, it is their user base at risk
and stuff like this just pushes more people away from Java in the browser to HTML 5
Oh, and when I looked at that page at mitechmate.com, the solution that they give is not
entirely correct...it looks like a machine generated list of possible files and registry entries
but some of the paths given only exist in WinXP and many of the file names are placeholders
I would be very wary of deleting some of the items that are