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Java Aplets not working OS X 10.6.8

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Saw bug https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=668639 which I am told only affects Mac OS X 10.5.x.

I am running OS X 10.6.8 but having similar problems.

http://java.sun.com/applets/jdk/1.4/demo/applets/Clock/example1.html --clock doesn't appear

http://www.java.com/en/download/testjava.jsp reports "Something is wrong. Java isn't working."

Additional System Details

Sites Affected


Installed Plug-ins

  • RealPlayer Plugin
  • The Flip4Mac WMV Plugin allows you to view Windows Media content using QuickTime.
  • DivX Web Player version
  • DivX OVS Helper Plug-in
  • Runs Java applets using the latest installed versions of Java. For more information: Java Embedding Plugin. Run version test: Java Information.
  • The Google Earth Plugin allows you to view 3D imagery and terrain in your web browser.
  • 4.0.60531.0
  • The QuickTime Plugin allows you to view a wide variety of multimedia content in web pages. For more information, visit the QuickTime Web site.
  • Java Plug-In 2 for NPAPI Browsers
  • View PDF documents within your web browser.
  • Shockwave Flash 10.3 r181


  • User Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Macintosh; Intel Mac OS X 10.6; rv:6.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/6.0

More Information

OS X 10.6.8, Firefox 6.0b2 build 2011071371652. I have told NoScript that sun.com is OK.