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Windows 8 - Internet Explorer Add-ons and Plugins such as Java

Article ID: 152
Last updated: 30 Sep, 2013
Article ID: 152
Last updated: 30 Sep, 2013
Revision: 4
Views: 942
Posted: 27 Aug, 2013
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Updated: 30 Sep, 2013
by Andrew Sharrad

Windows 8 Internet Explorer

Are you having issues with displaying content within Internet Explorer on Windows 8?

The Windows 8 style Internet Explorer application from the Start screen does not support add-ons. So if you are trying to play a game or watch a video that requires plug-ins such as Java, then you will need to open Internet Explorer on the desktop and try again.

You can do so by clicking the Icon of the Spanner on the bottom right hand corner of the screen, and then click View on the Desktop

Apples to:

  • Desktop, laptop and tablet systems running Windows 8
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Article ID: 152
Last updated: 30 Sep, 2013
Revision: 4
Views: 942
Posted: 27 Aug, 2013 by --
Updated: 30 Sep, 2013 by Andrew Sharrad