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1 General information about Java

Java is a programming language that can be used on almost any device, whether it be a computer, PDA, or cell phone. Currently most computers have some form of Java installed, also there are PDAs and cell phones that have Java. It is popular for use on the web, such as with the Broadband Reports speed and tweak tests. For a more in depth answer check out the What is Java Technology? webpage.

by Techie2000 See Profile
last modified: 2002-06-24 13:25:35

You can download the correct Java Runtime Environment from http://www.java.com.

by Techie2000 See Profile
last modified: 2003-06-29 18:16:40

it is so that you can see any errors that happen when java applets run.. sometimes the error gives you a clue what can be done to fix something, but they are 99% of the time not any help unless you are the developer of the applet.

Credit for this answer goes to Justin...

by Techie2000 See Profile

JavaScript is not Java! In order to get JavaScript to work you need to go into the properties windows of whatever browser you are using and enable it.

For Mozilla Firebird this is in Tools->Options then click on Web Content in the side bar. There you will see two check boxes, one to enable Java and one to enable JavaScript.

For IE 5.x+ click on Tools->Internet Options then on the Security tab. From here click on the Custom Level button and in the window that pops up you will need to scroll till you come to almost the end of the list, this will be where the scripting options will be. For Highest Security you can disable, medium security you can have it prompt you for whether or not you want to run scripting, and for low security you can allow IE to run JavaScript (and other types of scripts) wherever and whenever it comes across them.

In Opera go to Tools (for Opera 7.5x) or File (for Opera 7.2x)->Quick Preferences and make sure "Enable Javascript" is checked.

by GILXA1226 See Profile edited by Techie2000 See Profile
last modified: 2004-01-21 13:25:47