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Installing Sun JRE 1.3.1 plug-in on MS Internet Explorer

BobaFett
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Hi,

I need a "for dummies" procedure
that explains how to install (if it is possible !)
Sun JRE 1.3.1 plug-in on MS Internet Explorer
for Windows.

After having downloaded the installation file
from Sun's website, I double-click on it
and the installation seems to go smoothly.
But now, what do I have to do
to make MSIE use Sun's plug-in ?

Thanks.
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The sun plugin sets registry keys to indicate to IE to use the plugin instead of its built-in VM.  Sun includes a sample .html to load an applet using OBJECT tags; use this and the sample applet to determine if the plugin was correctly installed.
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You can convert your HTML file so that it will instruct your browser to download the 1.3.2 plugin. The 1.3.2 HTML converter comes bundled with the J2SE version 1.3.1 release. You can still download it from this web site:

http://java.sun.com/products/plugin/1.3/docs/html_converter.html
Mick BarryJava Developer
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There's nothing you can do to make MSIE use the plugin.
IE will use the plugin when it loads a HTML file that requires it as mentioned above.
Otherwise it'll continue to use it's own internal vm.

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Thanks all for your comments. I've now understood
what was "wrong" with MSIE.

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