How can I run or activate Java in the browser?
This article applies to:
Firefox - Activate Java plug-in
Firefox implemented a new Click to Play security feature that protects against attacks, targeting plug-ins that are known to be vulnerable. This feature prevents applets from automatically loading and allows users to control what content they want to run or avoid.
» Click to Play on Firefox (mozilla.org)
Chrome - Run Java plug-in
The Chrome browser blocks Java plug-in versions that are out of date or have been identified with security risks. A message notifies you that the plug-in is blocked.
Plug-in out of date
We recommend updating the plug-in before allowing the plug-in to run.
Java(TM) needs your permission to run
In addition, you can customize how Chrome handles plug-ins (Click to Play or Block All) under Chrome Content Settings.