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post Jan 14 2013, 09:23 PM

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From what I know IE is and integral part of Windows.
Because of the security leak, Per Java"
"The only way to completely disable Java in Internet Explorer (IE) is to disable Java through the Java Control Panel as noted above."
If I decide to make my own browser, is it possible to keep something like JAVA or Windows Media plugin from
automatically installing or because IE is part of the OS am I wasti
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post Jan 14 2013, 10:54 PM

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If you are creating your own software, you control what it accesses, and what has access to it (well to a certain point at least). One way or another, I think you are making a much bigger deal of the problem than it is. Java is in billions of software application, devices, ... your own personal software application shouldn't get hacked.
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post Jan 15 2013, 02:15 AM

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The fact that you would need to ask this question would suggest that any browser you create is likely to either be so lacking in functionality as to be uselus and/or have more security holes in it than a seive.
browser is a serious bit of software usually written by teams of developers.
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post Jan 15 2013, 08:45 AM

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Thought someone would raise this issue.
All access to the OS rests with the various available API's and how you use them.
What I was hoping to find out is if IE functionality is so tied into the Windows Kernel that no matter what
I would program I can't stop certain actions (Windows Media Player auto plugin install for exam
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