Java Plug-in Does Not Start in Internet Explorer Browser If 'ActiveX Filtering' Is Activated

(Doc ID 1936131.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 05, 2016

Applies to:

Java SE JDK and JRE - Version 6 and later
Microsoft Windows x64 (64-bit)
Microsoft Windows (32-bit)


The Internet Explorer browser will not run Java applets if 'ActiveX Fitering' is turned on.

This behavior can be seen with Internet Explorer 9 (IE) on 32-bit Windows Vista when trying to run the "Verify Java" applet from



ActiveX Filtering is turned on.  This can be seen by following this chain of menu choices:  Tools -> Safety -> ActiveX Filtering (checked)


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