Starting with Chrome version 37, Chrome is available in 64-bit format on Windows. When running 64-bit Chrome, the user must also have 64-bit Java installed.
» Windows and 64-bit Java
A 64-bit browser is required to run 64-bit Oracle Java on Mac OS X. Chrome 64-bit for Mac is in beta. For more information, see 64-bit Chrome (blog.chromium.org).
Starting with Chrome version 35, NPAPI (Netscape Plug-in API) support was removed for the Linux platform. For more information, see Chrome and NPAPI (blog.chromium.org).
Firefox is the recommended browser for Java on Linux.
If you see a message within Chrome that says Java(TM) needs your permission to run, you will need to respond to the Chrome options in order to run plug-ins on the page. Options vary according to the version of Chrome.
Look for the blocked plug-in icon in the Chrome address bar. Clicking on the icon will display Plug-ins were blocked on this page and plug-in options
If you see a message bar within Chrome that says Java(TM) is required to display some elements on this page, click on Install plug-in in the Chrome message bar, or download from java.com.
If you see a message bar within Chrome that says Java(TM) was blocked because it is out of date, click on Update plug-in in the Chrome message bar to get the latest Java.