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2052382 - Will Microsoft's blocking of older ActiveX controls affect the launching of the Web Intelligence Java Applet, Rich Internet Application and Java Report Panel?

Symptom

Microsoft has provided information at the following blog stating that out of date ActiveX controls will be blocked in Internet Explorer as of September 9th, 2014:

http://blogs.msdn.com/b/ie/archive/2014/08/06/internet-explorer-begins-blocking-out-of-date-activex-controls.aspx

and

https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/browser/dn818438.aspx

Included in this list are the following Oracle Java Runtime Environment product versions:

Currently:

  • Java 2 Platform, Standard Edition (J2SE) 1.4, everything below (but not including) update 43
  • J2SE 5.0, everything below (but not including) update 99
  • Java SE 6, everything below (but not including) update 111
  • Java SE 7, everything below (but not including) update 99
  • Java SE 8, everything below (but not including) update 77..

Starting June 14, 2016

  • Java 2 Platform, Standard Edition (J2SE) 1.4, everything below (but not including) update 43
  • J2SE 5.0, everything below (but not including) update 99
  • Java SE 6, everything below (but not including) update 115
  • Java SE 7, everything below (but not including) update 101
  • Java SE 8, everything below (but not including) update 91

 

 If this is encountered, the following appears in Internet Explorer:

javablocked.jpg


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Environment

  • SAP Business Intelligence 4.0
  • SAP Business Intelligence 4.1
  • Business Objects XI3.1
  • Web Intelligence
  • On Windows 7 SP1, Internet Explorer 8 through Internet Explorer 11
  • On Windows 8 and up, Internet Explorer for the desktop
  • All Security Zones—such as the Internet Zone—but not the Local Intranet Zone and the Trusted Sites Zone

Keywords

BI4, BI, 4.0, 4.1, XI3.1, Web, Intelligence, WebIntelligence, webi, java, applet, launch, block, activex, control, security, windows 7, windows 8.1, Internet Explorer 11 , KBA , BI-RA-WBI , Web Intelligence , Problem

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