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Java & browsers (Google Chrome)

By learninmypc
Dec 20, 2012
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  1. I had a thread here about google chrome cookies & finally dumped google chrome because of that.
    Looong story short, since I've been using SeaMonkey & Firefox portable versions exclusively,
    I decided to try GC portable.
    I've had no problem with cookies, but as with ALL my other browsers java IS disabled. Yet in GC, I just found out this morning I NEED java enabled to access my yahoo in GC yet not so in SeaMonkey or Firefox. WHY?:confused: Why can I access in yahoo with out java in Firefox & SeaMonkey but not GC?
    To access gmail in GC I had to paste the gmail link into the EXceptions area in the privacy settings/java area. Yes, I'm confused:confused: Thanks in advanced:)
     
  2. learninmypc

    learninmypc TS Evangelist Topic Starter Posts: 6,479   +331

    I guess it'll remain a mystery, thanks & Seasons Greetings:)
     
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  4. learninmypc

    learninmypc TS Evangelist Topic Starter Posts: 6,479   +331

    I've got java but its my understanding its supposed to be disabled due to the possibility of hackers. So, in SeaMonkey & Firefox is it disabled yet I have no problem anyplace unless I try this link http://trackermap.kingcounty.gov/tracker-map-launch.jsp
    So why is that not true using Google Chrome?
    Ok, I'm going to put this thread on hold because I just got my 2nd hand W7 & want to get it set up.
    BTW, ALL browsers I've mentioned are the PORTABLE APPS versions.
     
  5. jobeard

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  6. learninmypc

    learninmypc TS Evangelist Topic Starter Posts: 6,479   +331

    Yes, I used to have java enabled in all browser but then I read some place in here java should be disabled so I did so.
    In GC, I'd have to go into Setting>Show Advanced settings> & under Privacy, go into Conent settings & paste the url in there & ok my way out.
    But, I'm now on my (new to me) W7 pc & most likely won't be using that XP because of this http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/problem-rebooting-my-xp-pro-mce.187556/
    I'm waiting to hear from my friend before I come in here to get this W7 set up for me.
    I do thank you for your input thou & wish you a Merry Christmas :)
     
  7. learninmypc

    learninmypc TS Evangelist Topic Starter Posts: 6,479   +331

    Ok, I've installed the portable version of Google Chrome & I'm on my W7 Home Premium & still cannot use the NEW yahoo mail with java disabled.
    Yet with java disabled in SeaMonkey & Firefox, no problem.
    When I tried to access http://www.kirotv.com/s/news/live/ with java disabled, it would not let me until I pasted that URL in the java exceptions area.
    Now I suppose if I turned java on, I could access everthing but till I hear its safe, I'm not going to.
     

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