JAVA "Previous Version" security warning
Posted on 2010-11-08
I work for a small public company that relies on many network applications that require different versions of Java. Many of these apps launch a Java virtual machine which excludes them from this problem but one specific app, the most heavily used app, uses the local java installation to load the program. Recently, we added an app that requires Java 6 update 20. Since this was installed we now get a security warning each time we load any of the Java 5 apps that reads "This program requires an earlier version of Java". Each time the user loads a new window within the program they see this error again. Usually each person that uses this program will run into this warning between 15-50 times before they are done using the program. I have since registry fixes for this error that worked for previous versions of Java that generated the same warning but have not yet found one that works when Java 6 update 20 is installed. Can anyone provide a solution.