Solved

How to remove "outdate java runtime environment" warning?

Posted on 2008-06-25
5
2,886 Views
Last Modified: 2013-11-23
I am using an application that requires JRE 1.5.0_xx. If a valid JRE 1.5.0_xx is installed but not necessary the highest JRE 1.5.0_xx and JRE 1.6 is installed when I go to the website application that needs to use 1.5... I will get the following error popup box. See Attachement. This box will continue to popup everytime an java call is made.

"outdated java runtime environment" would you like to install the lasted 1.5.0 JRE... This would be fine except users are not admins of their workstations and can not upgrade. Is there a way to disable the warning that seems to be coming from java 1.6 being installed. I am not looking to just uninstall 1.6. It is possible that 1.6 and 1.5 is needed on the system.
javaerrorbox.bmp
0
Comment
Question by:jrmcnulty
  • 3
5 Comments
 
LVL 7

Accepted Solution

by:
Christopher Martinez earned 225 total points
ID: 21870536
Try to open up the console and see if you can disable the Notifications. If that doesnt work, im afraid there is no real solution. Pulled from Sun.com

When a JRE family is specified, the Java Plug-in software looks for the latest release of that family that is currently installed. The Java Plug-in software prefers a release that is equal to or later than the security baseline for that JRE family.

The security baseline consists of the version number of the latest release for each JRE family that is available when the latest JRE family is built. For example, when the JRE 5.0 Update 7 release was built, the security baseline for the 5.0 JRE family was 5.0 Update 7. For the 1.4.2 JRE family, the security baseline was 1.4.2_10. Starting with the JRE 5.0 Update 7 release, the security baseline information is included in each release of the most current JRE family.



http://java.sun.com/javase/6/webnotes/family-clsid.html
0
 
LVL 13

Assisted Solution

by:MicheleMarcon
MicheleMarcon earned 25 total points
ID: 21872101
Look here:

http://java.sun.com/developer/technicalArticles/javase/java6u10/index.html#dt

If you have something like this on the html, then the html page itself is declaring 1.6 as a requirement for the applet.

  deployJava.runApplet({codebase:"http://www.example.com/applets/",
     archive:"ExampleApplet.jar", code:"Main.class",
     width:"320", Height:"400"}, null, "1.6");

Change the 1.6 to 1.5.
0
 

Author Comment

by:jrmcnulty
ID: 21877235
Bahpoopie,
That is what I was afraid of. I was reading that information from Sun as well.

MicheleMarcon,
I get what you are saying, but the sites are thired party vendor sites. I don't have the ability to tell them to use one java over another.

I am going to leave the question open for a little while longer then close it.... Thanks for the information so far.
0
 

Author Closing Comment

by:jrmcnulty
ID: 31470797
Split the points, because nobody was wrong, just not really the solution that I was looking for. Thanks again.
0
 

Author Comment

by:jrmcnulty
ID: 21888152
Okay, closed the question. Split up the points because each was right, but not the answer I was hoping for.

Thanks again.
0

Featured Post

Master Your Team's Linux and Cloud Stack!

The average business loses $13.5M per year to ineffective training (per 1,000 employees). Keep ahead of the competition and combine in-person quality with online cost and flexibility by training with Linux Academy.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Suggested Solutions

Title # Comments Views Activity
difference between sorce folder and folder in eclipise 3 29
add projects t working set in maven 2 24
jsp error 6 26
Windows 10 Sysprep problems 14 20
Boost your ability to deliver ambitious and competitive web apps by choosing the right JavaScript framework to best suit your project’s needs.
Developer portfolios can be a bit of an enigma—how do you present yourself to employers without burying them in lines of code?  A modern portfolio is more than just work samples, it’s also a statement of how you work.
This theoretical tutorial explains exceptions, reasons for exceptions, different categories of exception and exception hierarchy.
The viewer will get a basic understanding of what section 508 compliance can entail, learn about skip navigation links, alt text, transcripts, and font size controls.

830 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question