If you use Internet Explorer, you will probably encounter this quite often - a pop-up request to enable or disable the 'Java(tm) Plug-In SSV Helper' add-on from 'Oracle America, Inc.'. Some of you may notice that this usually pops-up after you update Java. In any case, the question is - should it stay or should it go? First of all - don't worry. This isn't a piece of malicious software. This plug-in is part of the Java Runtime Environment (JRE), which is needed to run applications written in the Java language. Web browsers like Internet Explorer need JRE to properly display websites that use Java applets and/or codes. Before you hit the Enable button though... Link : ED#143 : Java Plug-In SSV Helper - Should It Stay Or Should It Go?