I am trying to get a java applet running on firefox however I can not get firefox to recognize the java plugin.

I have both 64bit versions of Java and firefox however the plugin will still not show up after installing Java.

Is there anyway to manually install the plugin?


Is there anyway to manually install the plugin?

No. You need to use 32-bit Firefox and a 32-bit JRE.

Java is not supported in 64-bit Firefox.

Firefox 64-bit for Windows, by design, has limited support for plugins and users will notice that certain sites requiring plugins that worked in previous 32-bit versions of Firefox might not work in this 64-bit version.

As we’ve shared previously, Mozilla intends to remove support for most NPAPI plugins in Firefox by the end of 2016.

Source Firefox 64-bit for Windows Available

You have the 64-bit version of Firefox, where only Silverlight and Flash Plugins are 'whitelisted'. If you need Java you need to install the 32-bit version of Firefox. You can have both the 64-bit and 32-bit versions installed, but you'll need to do a "custom" installation (on the first screen of the installer routine) and select or create a uniquely named folder - like maybe Firefox 32, otherwise the 32-bit installer may overwrite your 64-bit Firefox installation.

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