Bob and Grif- thanks for your patience

I have tried as many of my websites as possible, including banks, and have not yet found any that required Java except when using Google with a "Doodle" heading, wherein I receive a notice saying, "JavaScript void" and a frozen page.

So....to summarize -- I completely removed Java from my IE9 64 bit and am about to do the same for 32 bit. Java has come full circle.....I first learned of Java on the Cnet virus forum many years ago, and I am now officially removing it via that forum. happy

You both have been very patient with all my questions.....thank you for the Firefox into.....Miki