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07-06-2014, 11:10 AM
Hey guys,
Running windows 8.1 with ie 11
New Toshiba laptop
I am going crazy trying to get java to work ... It was working properly but then about a week ago it didn't
I reinstalled it and it worked until I closed ie
Then I get message I needed java...so reinstalled it again....this kept happening till yesterday now even that doesn't work
I went thru reg and deleted all things java..rebooted ...then downloaded both 32 & 64 versions.... Installed ...rebooted again but I still don't have java
All the boxes r checked re java
Please help 😖

Speedy Gonzales
07-06-2014, 11:19 AM
Uninstall all versions of Java again. Then use Javara (http://singularlabs.com/software/javara/javara-download/) to remove whats left over. Then install Java again

Are you installing v8 update 5 or 7 update 60??

07-06-2014, 11:25 AM
Will try that..thanx
Installing jre- 7u60- windows i586 and x64

07-06-2014, 11:39 AM
Ok did that ...javara found nothing ...reinstalled and still nothing

Speedy Gonzales
07-06-2014, 11:43 AM
Put teamviewer on this if you want and I'll have a look. If you install / run it, give me the ID and pw it gives you in a PM

07-06-2014, 11:50 AM
Lol huh???

Speedy Gonzales
07-06-2014, 11:54 AM
Teamviewer (http://www.teamviewer.com) will let me log in so I can see what the prob is. Install it it'll give you an ID and password. If you want me to have a look, give me the ID and password, it gives you in a PM

07-06-2014, 12:03 PM
Ok done ... Hopefully lol

Speedy Gonzales
07-06-2014, 12:17 PM
Just replied to your PM.

Speedy Gonzales
07-06-2014, 02:05 PM
Looks like it was a permission / security feature with Java. I dont think previous versions of Java cared about what site you went to, but from 7 update 51, this changed.

So if you go to a site that uses Java, that maybe untrusted (but you know its OK), you have to add it as an exception to the settings under Java control panel. Had to add the url in the Java control panel settings. For the site to work. But I dont think it needs to added under trusted sites in IE.

I think the security settings these sites (that didnt work) were complaining about had to do with Java not IE.