Solved

Security settings somewhere are blocking Java

Posted on 2014-02-17
2
349 Views
Last Modified: 2014-02-19
Hello,

Does anyone recognize the following box or even the blue logo?

Fig. 1I'm a crossword nut and often the crossword grids require Java. I'm almost always in Google Chrome and commonly I will get the bar at the top of the browser asking if it's OK to run just this time. However, after clicking yes, I usually get the above pop-up and clicking OK leaves me with this:

Fig. 2Clicking at this point leads to this:

Fig. 3Then clicking details gives this:

Fig. 4I tried turning off Malwarebytes and also Windows PC security but neither of those steps helped.

I also tried it in IE but got a similar problem:

Fig. 5
Any suggestions?

Thanks
0
Comment
Question by:WeThotUWasAToad
2 Comments
 
LVL 62

Accepted Solution

by:
☠ MASQ ☠ earned 500 total points
ID: 39865497
As a short term fix you are probably going to need to add the URL of the Crossword site to your exceptions list.  The latest iterations of Java are enforcing more stringent security settings.

Your site hasn't caught up with the changes they need for Java to whitelist the page.

See:
http://www.java.com/en/download/help/java_blocked.xml
0
 

Author Closing Comment

by:WeThotUWasAToad
ID: 39871193
Thanks
0

Featured Post

Use Case: Protecting a Hybrid Cloud Infrastructure

Microsoft Azure is rapidly becoming the norm in dynamic IT environments. This document describes the challenges that organizations face when protecting data in a hybrid cloud IT environment and presents a use case to demonstrate how Acronis Backup protects all data.

Question has a verified solution.

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

When you try to extract and to view the contents of a Microsoft Update Standalone Package (MSU) for Windows Vista, you cannot extract the files from the MSU. Here we are going to explain how to extract those hotfix details without using any third pa…
The new Gmail Phishing Scam going around is surprising even the savviest of users with its sophisticated techniques.
In this video, we discuss why the need for additional vertical screen space has become more important in recent years, namely, due to the transition in the marketplace of 4x3 computer screens to 16x9 and 16x10 screens (so-called widescreen format). …
Windows 8 came with a dramatically different user interface known as Metro. Notably missing from that interface was a Start button and Start Menu. Microsoft responded to negative user feedback of the Metro interface, bringing back the Start button a…

808 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