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Chat and Java update issue
(Tuesday, February 25, 2014)
A recent upgrade to Java (Java 7 update 51) is causing issues with the Chat tool.
If you are using the Chat tool, we recommend not updating Java. If you have already updated and are experiencing issues with the Chat tool please follow these instructions: