No java support for winXP pro??


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  1. #1
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    Unhappy No java support for winXP pro??

    I recently upgraded to win XP pro and now I cannot see the java I put on my webpage. Others can see it just fine. I can't find out how to get the java virtual machine plugged in this version of windows. I've tried to research the subject, and I read that microsoft considers java to be some kind of security problem, and they weren't planning to support it anymore, blah blah blah, so what am I supposed to do now? I just want the thing to work. Should I go back to my old windows, or is this the eventual path for java and I should just give it up?

    Please email me if you can help explain...I want to know!!
    debbie walton
    debbieatmuzicomdotcom

  2. #2
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    It would help if you gave the address of your website. However, check to see if you can view the following applet:

    http://java.sun.com/applets/other/Hangman/index.html

    If you can't, go to java.sun.com and you can download the plug-in from there.
    ArchAngel.
    O:-)

  3. #3
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    need more instructions on what to do

    The website url is www.pixieproduction.com/aric.htm

    I can no longer see the script running, and I can't find the thing in my Internet Explorer 6 options to turn java on (like I used to have in the menu.) It isn't there.

    thanks for the help,
    debbie walton
    debbieatmuzicomdotcom

  4. #4
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    Unhappy XP pro/sp2 I want my JAVA back

    I went to the url, and this is what I see:

    alt="Your browser understands the <APPLET> tag but isn't running the applet, for some reason." Your browser is completely ignoring the <APPLET> tag!

    My husband told me he installed XP pro service pack 2 updates and that has something to do with why I can't see the java, something about microsoft 'plugged security holes' and left the support for java out.

    I just want to get the java back on my machine like it was before he 'updated' it for me...If you know about XP pro, the service pack 2 updates, and getting java to work under these conditions, please email me with help in the form of "Directions for Dummies"
    debbie walton
    debbieatmuzicomdotcom

  5. #5
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    I have to admit that I usually go straight for the Java plug-in from Sun, as mentioned by ArchAngel...

    http://java.com/en/index.jsp

    (in the green square marked "free download")

    Try downloading it and then viewing webpages with Java.

    Joyous Monkey

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