Browsers on WIndws cant load java

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I tried to load java apps from both IE and Firefox, but neither will load Java

They complain that java can not be loaded

I am on WIndows 2008 R2

I did a java -version from the command prompt, and it says I have java 1.6, but I cant tell the browser that

This was all working quite well until the last WIndows update and subsequent reboot

What should I do
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Uninstall java, remove all items of Java, eventually if you have problem use this tool:

Then install the latest java from Give me feedback, how i's work
What version of browsers?
Newer Firefox releases require the "next generation plugin" rather than enabling Java directly.

And I believe that plugin needs to be enabled in the Control Panel applet for Java, on its Advanced tab.

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