|In that too little info is afforded by Java, MS and even my laptop's manufacturer, my just today finding a "Java Update Available" icon in my systems tray, as nearly always the same, doesn't offer enough info to assure me that running the installed is the right thing to do.|
My OS's add-remove progs lists "Java 6 update 5" AND "Java 6 update 6" as installed (came with the machine as I never installed Java or their updates), and as it seems maybe I running two Java's, I'm left to guess that may or may not be causing any issues, that and/or maybe I might need to uninstall the Java 6's in some particular manner (Java 6's update 6 first, then 5).
Software producers seems pretty irresponsible by not up front by always divulging basic details (ie; info links leading users to answering rudimentary questions) and GUI installers that assure the install isn't mucking up the OS.
Worse yet, there ought to be a law that makes it impossible and/or illegal to install any software that is not provided an uninstaller and/or at very least warnings of no uninstaller.
Blames intended, not flames.
Regards and hap-e-trails, Steve Hopper