And I will not even mention this insanely terrible practice..
Summary: Oracle's Java plugin for browsers is a notoriously insecure product. Over the past 18 months, the company has released 11 updates, six of them containing critical security fixes. With each update, Java actively tries to install unwanted software. Here's what it does, and why it has to stop.
Read's article for the real info about how the ASK Toolbar delays itself so you cannot easily uninstall it if you mess up..
Some of us are forced to use Java… this type of marketing is total bull – just make a good product then people will use and install it…