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java JFileChooser crashes firefox

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I have an applet that crashes firefox (by crash I mean completely freezes up and I have to open the task manager and kill the process) most of the time when a dialog from JFileChooser is created.  the applet is signed and it works fine in IE.  Does anyone know of a workaround for this, or another class that I can use?  Here's my java code:


import javax.swing.JApplet;
import javax.swing.JFileChooser;

public class TestJFileChooser extends JApplet{

      public void init(){}
      public void selectLocalFiles(){
            AccessController.doPrivileged(new PrivilegedAction<Object>(){
                  public Object run() {
                        JFileChooser jfc = new JFileChooser();

                        int returnval = jfc.showOpenDialog(null);    //this is where it crashes
                        if(returnval == JFileChooser.APPROVE_OPTION){
                        return null;

and here's the html page:


<applet id='imagemgr' name='imagemgr' code='TestJFileChooser.class' archive="TestJFileChooser3.jar" mayscript='mayscript' width=0 height=0></applet>

<a href="javascript: addAttachment()">Test JFileChooser</a>

function addAttachment(){
      var selectedfile = new Array();
      var startpos = 0;

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