While attempting to update Java 7 to update 40 I got an "Invalid Configuration File Syntax" pop-up containing some HTML which I recognised as coming from Norton DNS. Turns out Norton DNS is blocking this URL:
Or more precisely, it's blocked javadl-esd.sun.com. To see why, go here:
Seems like a false positive but still, can't help but be a little on guard. I googled it but I don't see (or can't find) any references to this particular problem which seems odd - Norton DNS is quite popular so surely more people would have run into this?
Anyone else run into this problem?