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  1. Steven58

    Steven58 Reformed PH VIP Member

    Why is there a link to the irc channel using a java plugin that hasn't worked in about two years? Just asking. Was curious. My thoughts? Either get it to work or dump it.

    (Steven slinks back into obscurity). :p

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  2. Rukbat

    Rukbat Well-Known Member

    Well ...

    The Java applet still works.

    And there are still people in the channel (although I suspect it's been a while since anyone said anything).

    So you got your #1 choice - it works.
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  3. Steven58

    Steven58 Reformed PH VIP Member

    Well it neither works for me at home or at work. I am using Chrome and IE at home and work and it simply doesn't work. I get the following message:

    Startup error: java lang error: Unable to load interface pixx: comsun.deploy.security.BlockedException: Your security

    Hmmm... do you think Norton is blocking this for me even though I enable the applet?
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  4. jhawkkw

    jhawkkw Chinchillin' Moderator

    Some of the latest java updates have included extra security protections and has broken a lot of applets that use it. The error you're getting seems to be indicating that you either denied it access or the security upgrade is being enforced.
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  5. Steven58

    Steven58 Reformed PH VIP Member

    so it's a java issue?
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  6. jhawkkw

    jhawkkw Chinchillin' Moderator

    Yep, Java isn't allowing the connection. I just tried entering it, and while I didn't get the error, it won't load for me. So who knows
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  7. Thom

    Thom Guides Guide

    I ASSUME this is the Chat Live link ... correct?

    When I selected it under Internet Explorer it gave me a dialog box and recommended that I install the latest security update. I did. The chat window then opened.

    ... and that's as far as I am allowed to go. If I reload the page it gives me the same dialog box and I get the same result.

    ... Thom
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  8. sdrawkcab25

    sdrawkcab25 Well-Known Member

    these are the errors that I receive in sequential order(ignoring and allowing the security warnings):


    same errors on latest version of Chrome, IE, and Firefox

    Attached Files:

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  9. Phases

    Phases Community Manager Administrator

    Has worked for me until my attempt just now, and it might work after a restart of my browser as it is prompting me to do but I'm not in a position to do that right now.

    I will say, it IS going away - and soon. So heck why not remove it now.
  10. EarlyMon

    EarlyMon The PearlyMon Moderator


    It hasn't worked for me the entire time I've been here, and I've tried a lot of stuff.

    I ended up using Chatzilla and Andchat.

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