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Ramifications of Disabling Java SE Plug-In 2 SSV Helper (Doc ID 2403182.1)

Last updated on MAY 27, 2018

Applies to:

Java SE JDK and JRE - Version 6 to 8
Generic Windows

Goal

This document aims to answer the following questions about disabling the Java SE Plug-In 2 Secure Static Versioning (SSV) Helper.

  1. What is the Java SE Plug-In 2 SSV Helper?
  2. Can I disable it?
  3. What are the risks if I disable Java SE Plug-In 2 SSV Helper?
  4. If SSV Helper is disabled and application using WebStart is managed through Deployment Rule Set (DRS) rules, can SSV Helper be safely disabled?

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