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Which Browsers Work with the Game? Updated Feb. 2018

Posted: Fri Feb 09, 2018 8:58 am
by webearthonline
Update on Feb 2018.
  • * - Internet Explorer V11 on Windows
    * - Safari on Mac OSX
    * - Ubuntu with Firefox extra plugin called Firefox ESR
I just tested with a brand new Windows 10 computer.
Good news and bad news.
The bad news is the default browser on Windows 10 is the "Edge" which has no Java support.
The good news is that Windows 10 also comes with Internet Explorer V11 which does support Java.
To find Internet Explorer V11 on your Windows 10 computer, just type into the search bar in the lower left hand corner of the screen, where it says "Type here to search" - and type in Internet Explorer
A search bar example shown below (click on image to enlarge)
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Then click on Internet Explorer and you are off and running.

Next download the free Java plugin from Oracle (see download link below):
On this web page click on "Free Java Download" and follow the installation instructions.

Then run verify, if you see any old versions, be sure and un-install the old versions.
Initially I got a white screen, but then after I removed the old versions everything started working.
Use the verify version link shown below:

Oracle reports that you can still use Safari on Mac OSX to run Java.

Here is a current discussion about running this on Ubuntu Linux: ... to-run-jav

Re: Which Browsers Work with the Game? Updated Feb. 2018

Posted: Fri Jan 27, 2023 2:06 pm
by webearthonline
Microsoft IE is being removed from Windows 10 with recent updates.

See this help on how to use the Pale Moon Browser to play: ... f=3&t=2283