How to Troubleshoot Java errors in Internet Explorer

If you’re seeing Java errors, follow these steps.

  1. Check that you’re using supported versions of Internet Explorer and Java. If you’re not, download them here.
  1. Clear your Temporary Internet Files.
  2. Check that Java is enabled in your browser:
    1. Click the Settings icon.
    2. Click Manage Add-ons.
The Settings menu
  1. Scroll to the Oracle section.
The Manage Add-ons page
  1. If either listing says Disabled, click on it.
  2. An Enable button will display at the bottom of the popup. Click it.
  3. Close the popup.
  1. Add Java to your computer’s Exception Sites List.
  2. Enable Java content in your browser.
    1. Go to the Start menu on your computer.
    2. Select Control Panel.
    3. Click Java.
    4. Click the Security tab.
    5. Select Enable Java content in the browser.
    6. Click Apply then OK.
  3. Clear the Java cache:
    1. Click the Settings icon.
    2. Click Java.
The Control Panel
  1. Click the General tab.
  2. Under Temporary Internet Files, click the Settings button.
The General tab
  1. Click Delete Files.
The Delete Files button
  1. Check the box next to Installed applications and applets, then click OK.
The Delete Files popup
  1. The popup will close when the cache is cleared.
  2. Close any other popups.

Now, log back into Aconex.

You may see popups asking you if you want to run the Java applet.

If you see this popup, click Run.

A Java error

If you see this popup, click Don’t Block:

Second Java error

If you’re still having trouble:

  • Have a look at these tips from Oracle for resolving issues with Java and Internet Explorer.
  • Call the Service Desk.

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