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FIREFOX SETUP FOR RUNNING JAVA WEB LAUNCHER FROM ØSS

Internet Explorer went into 'End of Life' on June 15, 2022. For future work in ØSS (OESS) you need to use Microsoft Edge but are you experiencing that some modules are not working as intended, you can follow this guide to enable your Firefox browser to work in ØSS. 

In order to setup your Firefox browser, you need to enbaled Java Web Launcher, this can only be done if you normally are using ØSS in your daily work. 

HOW TO SET UP FIREFOX TO RUN JAVA WEB LAUNCHER

  • Open Firefox
  • Write to following in your address field: about:preferences#general

You will now experience that your browser will open af page for settings

  • Scroll down to the headline 'Downloads'
  • The field 'Always ask you where to save files' needs to be marked
  • Continue to the next headline 'Applications'
  • Find the content type named 'JNLP File' and set the action to 'Use Java(TM) Web Launcher (default)'
  • Under the windows applications you will find 'What should Firefox do with other files?', this should be marked to 'Ask wehther to open or save file'

After this settings has been made, you will experience a window opens on your PC.

  • Click 'Save File'
  • Click on the downloaded file to activate the program

You will now experience that your pathfinder vil open and ask to save the file

  • Click 'Save'
  • Press 'Ok' and java will start.