|Do I have Java 1.5.x installed?
Check that you have an entry J2SE 5.0 under
Applications / Utilities / Java
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How do I
install the latest Java version?
http://www.apple.com/macosx/features/java/ and download the
latest Java release available for your OS version. The
installation process uses a classical Mac OsX .dmg installation
How to activate Java 1.5 for applets
Even if you have Java 1.5 installed Mac OsX default Java is still
Java 1.4 unless you already changed it.
To activate Java
1.5, you just have to run the application "Java Preferences" that
can be found under J2SE 5.0 9cf. first bullet). Then select J2SE 5.0
in the Java Applet Runtime Settings panel and click on the
You will have to restart your navigator for changes to be effective.
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