Since Java 1.7u45 the security settings of the Java runtime have been altered quite drastically by Oracle. This stopped many applets like JavaFoil from working in the browser and raised a lot of criticism. The error message says "Self signed applet blocked by security settings" or similar.
Since Java 1.7u51 Oracle has reverted the security settings to a more user friendly scheme. Now you can again select by yourself, whether you want to run an applet or not. Note that you need Java 1.7 update 51 or later (get it from Oracle's web site http://www.java.com). In previous updates there is no way to adjust the security settings.
|In order to get these applets running, you have to open the Java Control
panel and adjust three items:
1) make sure that the "Enable Java content in the browser" checkbox is activated,
2) make sure that the security settings slider is set to "High (minimum recommended)",
3) add the web site http://www.mh-aerotools.de/ to the "Exception Site List" in the Java Control panel.
Then you should be prompted whether you want to run the
Windows XP: Start >> Control Panel >> Java >> Security Tab
- Redistributable v2.0 for Windows 95, Windows 98, and Windows ME:
- Redistributable v2.0 for Windows NT 4.0 and Windows 2000:
- Windows 2000, Windows XP and Windows 7:
the Installer is included with the basic system. If not, you can probably also use the NT 4.0 version above.
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