Java applets fail to launch after update to Java version 7 Update 65.
This issue is seen with Java applets using Java _arguments parameter and if
deployment.javaws.jre.0.args= is missing from the deployment.properties file.
This issue has been fixed with Java 7 Update 67 (7u67).
Download the latest Java version to resolve the applet loading issue.
For those users who can not update the 7u65 version, options to resolve the issue are listed below.
java_argumentsparameter from the object tag of the applet resolves the issue on the server.