[thelist] OT: Java Virtual Machine problems

Joe LaChapell lacjoe at wsinc.com
Mon Aug 25 15:44:35 CDT 2003


Get Sun's Java VM ... I wouldn't even mess around with Microsoft's. 
I've had similar problems with Microsoft's version and after I switched 
to Sun's VM, those problems went away.


Steve Abaffy wrote:
> Hello,
> I know this is off topic, but I know you guys would probably know.
> Here is the problem I am running Win2K machine with sp4 installed. I have
> also gone and used windows update and installed all service packs. So
> everything should be up to date. When using a command window and typing in
> jview I get the help instructions. According to MS this means that I have
> Virtual Machine installed.
> Now the problem... there are web sites that when visited (i.e.
> www.dallascowboys.com) ask me to download virtual machine. Now if I say
> cancel the site shows up and 9 out of 10 times the very first thing I click
> on locks up the browser. I have to use the task manager to end the program.
> If I say ok, I'll download it, I get a page on microsoft's site telling me
> that the page I have visited requires a new version of virtual machine then
> I am currently running and directs me to the windows update page. Which of
> course does download any newer version of virtual machine.
> I have looked on the net and found a version of virtual machine and have
> installed that, but the problem has not changed.
> Anything that I am overlooking or should check... ????
> Thanks
> Steve
> (And of course as this is off topic you I will be happy to take this off
> list)
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