While it is not a major or critical issue, it’s still quite annoying to be blocked from accessing websites without an actual reason.
So, when something is wrong with this software, you cannot access certain content or even the web page.
Let’s quickly review some of the most common issues reported by users:
Therefore, it’s important to solve the issue as soon as possible, and here are the troubleshooting solutions that can be applied in that respect.
1. Make sure Java is properly installed
- Press the Win+X keyboard keys and from the displayed list choose Control Panel.
- From Control Panel switch to Categories and then click on Programs.
- Under Programs and Features, click on Uninstall.
- The list of all installed programs will be listed.
- Search for the Java entry. If you cannot find Java, install it on your PC.
2. Turn on Java on your browser
Enable Java on Google Chrome:
1. Click on the Menu icon (the three dots from the upper right corner).
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2. Then, choose Settings and select Advanced.
3. Scroll down until you find Content Settings; access this option.
Enable Java on Edge:
1. Open Edge and click on the three dots in the upper right corner.
2. Select Settings from the Menu.
3. In the left pane, look for Site permissions and click on it.
5. Toggle the switch next to Allow (recommended) to ON and restart the browser to validate the changes.
Enable Java on Firefox:
1. Launch Firefox and click on the Menu icon.
2. Select Add-ons and then go to the Plugins tab.
3. Select the Java Platform plugin which should be displayed there.
4. Finally, pick up always activate.
You need to enable Java on your browser. Now, depending on your favorite browser this option might differ as shown above.
3. Reload the webpage
That can be achieved by pressing the CTRL+F5 keyboard hotkeys. Additionally, you should also clear the cache on your browser before retrying to access your favorite web pages.
4. Remove cookies
So, you can fix this malfunction by removing cookies.
Here is how you can complete this task for different web browsers:
- Open Chrome and click on the Menu icon.
- Then, select More Tools and pick Clear Browsing Data.
- Select the Cookies and other site data entry and perform the wipe.
- Restart your browser at the end.
- Run Firefox and click on the Menu button.
- Go to Options and under Privacy & Security choose History.
- Under Firefox will choose Use custom settings for history.
- Next, click on the Show Cookies button.
- Just remove all cookies and restart your browser.
- Open the Edge browser on your PC.
- Click on the Settings option.
- Click on the Privacy, search, and services tab.
- Now, go to the Clear browsing data tab and click the Choose what to clear button.
- Select the Time range, check the Cookies and other site data, and Cached images and files options (optionally).
- Click the Clear now button.
Alternatively, you can use a specialized tool such as CCleaner to automatically clean your browser’s cookies, trackers, internet history, download history, and cache.
5. Clear the cache
If the issue persists, clearing the browser cache may help you to fix it.
- Go to your browser’s settings page.
- Find the option that allows you to clear browsing data.
- Locate the cache option and delete all the cache information stored in your browser.
For example, if you use Google Chrome, click on the menu icon, go to Settings, Advanced, and then navigate to Privacy and Security. Scroll down to Clear browsing data.
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