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ESG Appendix D: Installing Java Runtime Environment

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Uninstall Previous Versions of Java

  1. Delete previous versions of Java from your machine
    1. Go to Start Menu and click on Control Panel
    2. Click on Programs and Features
    3. Click on a previous version of Java and click ‘Uninstall’

      Screenshot: Click on a previous version of Java and click ‘Uninstall’

  2. Go to C:\Users\{user name}\AppData\LocalLow\Sun and delete the ‘Java’ folder
  3. Go to C:\Program Files (x86) and delete the ‘Java’ folder
  4. Restart your machine

Install Current Version of Java

  1. Open Internet Explorer
  2. Go to Java Archive: http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/java/javase/downloads/java-archive-javase8-2177648.html disclaimer icon (Note: in order to download an older version of Java will need to create an account with Oracle)
  3. Scroll down to the section labeled “Java SE Runtime Environment 8u45”
  4. Click on the radio button to “Accept License Agreement”
  5. Click on “jre-8u45-windows-i586.exe”

    Click on “jre-8u45-windows-i586.exe”

  6. Save file to desktop
  7. Go to your desktop (or the location where you saved the JRE install file from the previous step)
  8. Double click the downloaded JRE install file to begin the installation
  9. You will be prompted with the following question: “Do you want to allow the following program to make changes to this computer?” Click the ‘Yes’ button
  10. Click the ‘Install >’ button on the Welcome to Java screen
  11. Java will prompt you that the version you are installing is out of date, click the “Remind Me Later” button

    11.	Java will prompt you that the version you re installing is out of date, click the “Remind Me Later” button

  12. Once your machine has successfully installed Java, you will see the following screen. Click the ‘Close’ button

    Once your machine has successfully installed Java, you will see the following screen. Click the ‘Close’ button

  13. Note: Do not update to current version of Java if prompted

Install Java Cryptography Extension (JCE)

  1. Open Internet Explorer
  2. Go to http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/java/javase/downloads/index.html?ssSourceSiteId=ocomendisclaimer icon
  3. Scroll down to the ‘Additional Resources’ section
  4. Click on the ‘Download’ button to the right of ‘Java Cryptography Extension (JCE) Unlimited Strength Jurisdiction Policy Files for JDK/JRE 8’:

    Click on the ‘Download’ button to the right of ‘Java Cryptography Extension (JCE) Unlimited Strength Jurisdiction Policy Files for JDK/JRE 8’:

  5. Click the radio button next to ‘Accept License Agreement’. Then click on ‘jce_policy-8.zip’ to download the JCE files:

    Click the radio button next to ‘Accept License Agreement’. Then click on ‘jce_policy-8.zip’ to download the JCE files:

  6. Save the zip file to your desktop
  7. Go to your desktop (or where you saved the zip file from the previous step) and open it
  8. Open the folder contained within the zip file
  9. Copy the 3 files:

    copy the 3 files

  10. Go to C:\Program Files (x86)\Java\ jre1.8.0_45\lib\security
    Note: JRE version # may change as new versions are released
  11. Paste the files copied from step 9
  12. Click ‘Copy and Replace’ two times:

    Click ‘Copy and Replace’ two times:

  13. When logging into WebTrader Java may prompt you with the below window. Select “Later…”

    When logging into WebTrader Java may prompt you with the below window.  Select “Later…”

Add ESG Sites to Java

  1. Go to Start Menu and click on Control Panel
  2. Click on Java
  3. Go to the Security tab
  4. Click the ‘Edit Site List…’button

    Click the ‘Edit Site List…’button

  5. Add the following URLs
    1. https://esgtest.fda.govdisclaimer icon
    2. https://esg.fda.govdisclaimer icon
  6. Click the ‘OK’ button

    Click the ‘OK’ button

  7. Click the ‘OK’ button again

 

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