Java Applet In Windows

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These are the tested versions for Firefox and Java (jre -8).

Firefox Version Java Version Compactible
47 jre-8u66 yes
46 jre-8u77 yes
43 jre-8u77 yes
41 jre-8u91 yes
40 jre-8u74 yes
40 jre-8u66 yes

Tested Version For Firefox and Java (jre- 7).

Firefox Version Java Version Compactible
46 jre-7u99 yes

Tested Version For Firefox and Java (jre-6).

Firefox Version Java Version Compactible
46 jre-6u45 yes
  • Download and install any of these firefox version .
  • Download Java version compactible with firefox version from java archive downloads based on your system architecture(32/64 bit).
  • For confirming your system architecture, go to My Computer → Properties →System Type (32/64 bit).
  • You can use the below link for downloading java.

http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/java/archive-139210.html

  • Create an account and register for free. Then only you can download from this site.
  • Select the java version you needed,a list of jre files of the selected versions will be displayed.
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Java Archive.png
  • Download the jre .exe file for windows.
  • From Downloads , right click the jre file and click on Properties from the menu .
    • Enable the unblock check-box, Click on Apply and Ok. If it is not there please go to next step.
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Unblock.png
  • From Downloads , right click the jre file and click on Run As Administrator from the menu .
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Run as admin.png
  • Install java by clicking on Install . It may take few seconds.
  • After installing, click on Close.
  • Directly you get into the screen for verifying java , by clicking Verify Java Version.
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Verify java.png
  • After veryfying you want to activate java by clicking Activate Java.
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Activate java.png
  • Now Java Applet is activate on your system.
  • Sometimes after installation you won't get into the screen of verifying Java
  • In that case , you may need to active java applet using java applet test
  • You can use the below link for activating java applet;

https://www.java.com/en/download/installed.jsp.


  • After activating java applet, You want to copy java policy file from Program files →Java → Jre → lib → security → java policy file to desktop for editing.

[May be you didnt have permission to edit file from lib directory].

  • Remove the command marked in the below picture and save the file.
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Remove command.png

[ Need space between grant and open brace after removing command]

  • You should copy the same file and save to lib folder [Program files →Java → Jre → lib ].
  • Now go to control panel and select Java .
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Control panel.png
  • Click on Java , under Updates, untick the option check for updates automatically and click on Do Not Check.
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Update.png
  • Under security, enable the option High and click on Edit site list and there you can add the url of your posibolt instance in the format
    http:// periyar.posibolt.com/
  • If you are using jre 6 and jre 7 versions of java, you don't want to add the exceptional site.You can continue by skip this step.
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Security.png
  • Instead of domain name you can use ip address in the below format,
http:// 192.168.0.100.8088/
  • Click on continue and apply the changes by clicking on Apply.
  • For allow java permission, click on the iconshown in the left hand side of browser ,select the site and click on More Information.
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Permission.png
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Permission2.png
  • Under permission, enable the option Allow for both java and java-vulnerable plugin.
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Permission 3.png
  • Make your system's firefox updation off by using these steps.
    • From the browser menu, click on preferencesor Options.
    • Choose Advanced from the left hand side menu
    • Under Update, enable the option Never check for updates.


  • Now you can Login to POSibolt. Go to Administration → Preference page.
    • Enable printing
    • Enable java applet.
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Print.png
  • If the printer is still not detected in Posibolt after doing all these setup, the reason may be java is blocked by antivirus . For white list the site , you can follow the steps in below link;

https://www.hide-my-ip.com/firewall-config-mcafee.shtml