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Run Java Applets Without Crashes or Problems

To get the most out of surfing the Web, you need the most recent version of Java. That can be harder to get than you think, but this hack will show you how.

Running a Java applet when you visit a web site should be a no-brainer; click a link and the application should run. Unfortunately, XP users have found out that isn’t always the case. You might visit Java sites only to find that you can’t play games, log into interactive stock and weather sites, or do any of the other things Java can be used for.

Unfortunately, there’s no single fix for all Java woes. There are many potential causes, ranging from display errors, to running an old version of Java, and more. Here, though, are the primary ways you can fix Java on your machine.


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