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What is next-generation Java Plug-in?


This article applies to:
  • Platform(s): Windows 8, Windows 7, Vista, Windows XP
  • Java version(s): 6.0, 6u10+

Java 6 Update 10 (6u10) and later versions include implementation of the next-generation Java Plug-in.

The next-generation Java Plug-In features:
  • Improved Windows support
  • Improved reliability and user experience
  • Improved Java/JavaScript communications
  • Built-in JNLP support

The next-generation Java Plug-in is enabled by default in Windows. This setting can be found in the Java Control Panel.

  1. In the Java Control Panel, click on the Advanced tab.
  2. Expand the Java Plug-in option.
  3. The check box for Enable next-generation Java Plug-in is selected by default.

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