If you would like to have your internet customers download Sun JRE to run your applets inside Internet Explorer, you should consider hosting the Java technology logos at your web site. More information is available about the logos at:
When users click on any one of these logos, a security dialog box pops-up the screen to confirm whether the user would like to install and run Java Plug-in, signed and distributed by Sun Microsystems. If they agree to install, the browser will download and launch the installer. The user will have to go through a few installer dialogs to successfully install Java Plug-in on their system. After the successfull installation, the browser will display a confirmation message, and the system tray will contain a Java icon, indicating the system is running the Sun JRE.
You can distribute Sun JRE to intranet users by hosting the
.msi file on an internal web site and asking users to
launch the installer through
msiexec. The other option
is to install the JRE through Active Directory. If you are using
Active Directory, you may have to customize the
file, which is known as creating a transform.
You can obtain the
.msi file for the JRE installer
by installing the JRE offline Windows installer. After
jre1.6.0.msi, will be available in the directory
AppDataFolder is the user's "Application
Data" folder (typically something like
Settings\username\Application Data), and CLSID
is a long string like
7148F0A6-6813-11D6-A77b-00B0D0142010, depending on the
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