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  • In my application, Whenever I click on a link which will open a new window, getting a popup saying "you'll need a new app to open this jar" with no options to be selected, but the new window opens in the background. This problem is specific to MS Edge. How can I resolve this message?
    Monday, July 18, 2016 4:48 AM

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  • Can you uninstall java  and install the latest one ?

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    • Proposed as answer by arnavsharma Monday, July 25, 2016 4:38 AM
    Monday, July 18, 2016 5:20 AM
  • Hi,

    Have you tried open this link using another browser?
    According yo my research, Edge does not support plug-ins, so it will nor run Java. Please try another browser to have a test.

    Will Java run in my browser on Windows 10?
    Internet Explorer 11 and Firefox will continue to run Java on Windows 10. The Edge browser does not support plug-ins and therefore will not run Java.
    https://www.java.com/en/download/faq/win10_faq.xml

    NOTE: This response contains a reference to a third party World Wide Web site. Microsoft is providing this information as a convenience to you. Microsoft does not control these sites and has not tested any software or information found on these sites.

    Best regards


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    Tuesday, July 19, 2016 2:41 AM
  • Hi,

    I have uninstalled java and installed latest one, but still same pop up continues.

    Tuesday, September 20, 2016 6:54 AM
  • Hi,

    It works fine in all other browsers including IE 11. Facing this problem only in IE edge.

    Tuesday, September 20, 2016 6:55 AM