Java security warning “This application requires an older version…”

Try the below to get rid of annoying Java security warnings (As we don’t know what would happen if you would uninstall the older versions which are used by 3rd party applications like Oracle e-business suite,  recommended application installed instead)

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1. Close all browsers;
2. Make sure you are running latest version of Java
(check this via Java Control Panel in Windows Control Panel, or, more simply,
just download latest version from (as of today’s date, the latest
version is 1.6.0_13);
3. Open Java Control Panel (via Windows Control
4. Go to “Java” tab;
5. Click on “View” in “Java Applet Runtime
Settings” of that tab;
6. Uncheck “Enabled” for every version of Java listed
EXCEPT for the latest version;
7. Click “OK”, etc., and thus close Java
Control Panel;
8. Restart browser(s);
9. Done.

We hope this information is useful for few others out there!

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Testing Oracle 10g developer forms locally (On Windows 7)

Okay guys, another post after another break :) This time we are going to figure out how to test your Oracle 10g developer forms locally. Until recent comments we were not knowing that fellow folks were having issues running developer 10g forms locally on Windows 7 machines. Okay here we go
Step 1
Install the latest java run time from here and make sure you are installing 32bit. Usually java 32bit gets installed under this path “C:\Program Files (x86)\Java\jre6”
Following is test environment

OS: Windows 7 64bit Professional Editions, 3GB Mem
10g Developer: Forms [32 Bit] Version (Production)
Database: Oracle Database 10g Enterprise Edition Release - Production

Usually when you try to run a form locally for the first time after starting the OC4J instance, an older version of java initiator is installed in your system. I don’t quite remember whether the installation offers any kind of customization so that the end user could change the path or other options. I won’t recommend one either!
If you have done a standard installation, the java initiator should get installed on this path “C:\Program Files (x86)\Oracle\JInitiator”.

Step 2

In order to let Developer 10g forms run locally you need to change the jvm.dll file found under “C:\Program Files (x86)\Oracle\JInitiator\bin\hotspot” with a most recent one. As we installed the latest java run time 32bit in “Step 1”, browse to the following folder “C:\Program Files (x86)\Java\jre6\bin\client” copy the jvm.dll which is above 2MB in size, and go back to folder “C:\Program Files (x86)\Oracle\JInitiator\bin\hotspot”

Now paste the new jvm.dll file inside this folder and try to run the forms again! It should work now!