I only see the Java Deployment Toolkit plugin listed in the Add-ons

Hello everyone,
I only have Java Deployment Toolkit plugin 7.0.110.21 listed and enabled, and not Java Platform SE.
I tried the steps under: http://kb.mozillazine.org/Java#Enabling_Java, but nothing works.
Help! :-)

hello, in some instances firefox may not be able to detect that the java plugin is installed, because oracle made an error in registering the java plugin for mozilla-based browsers in version 7u10 & 7u11... this will apparently just be fixed with its 7u13 release.
http://bugs.sun.com/bugdatabase/view_bug.do?bug_id=8005410
for different workarounds & troubleshooting steps in the meantime see http://kb.mozillazine.org/Java#Windows_installation_issues

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