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Accessing Cisco PIX 501 GUI w/Windows 7, IE 9 and old version of Java

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i have always had an older win XP pc around with an older java 5 runtime, and IE 7 or 8 and could accessthe cisco pix 501 gui
now i have several field techs with windows 7 and the latest IE browser and cannot access the gui
i use SSH (putty) for real config work but alsways liked that we could see the gui for quick views and minor config changes
does anyone know a way to accomplish this?
all help is greatly appreciated
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by:Pete Long
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You are stuck! the PDM is not forwards browser compatible, sorry

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Although you can't use IE on Windows7, you can use other browsers.

When I have to run PDM, I use Netscape Navigator on Windows 7, however Java is the biggest hurdle, and you may need to uninstall the current Java version and install a (significantly) older version, such as 1.22

http://www.oldversion.com/windows/netscape/
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Thank you, that what I thought...
Using a different browser and older version(s) of Java
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