Apple's latest Java update requires you periodically enable the Java plug-in manually. Here is how this works in OS X.
Apple's latest updates include fixes to prevent Java applet execution that may occur even with the plug-in disabled.
Repair the Microsoft .NET Framework 4 Client Profile in Windows' Programs and Features applet to jump-start the installation of a balky Windows security update.
Easeus Todo Backup is faster and simpler than the disk-imaging component of Windows 7's Backup and Restore applet.
Change the user agent.
Troubleshooting Java 1.4.2 update: Applets broken in Safari; fix
A fun and feature-packed IM applet, MSN Messenger 7 is a great upgrade for version 6.2 users, but we prefer the less intrusive Yahoo Messenger 6 and ICQ 4.1.
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A Web site that offers desktop applets for the Macintosh desktop is gearing up to provide similar gadgets for Windows.
Troubleshooting Yahoo Mailto Handler: Applet stays open
Use Virtual PC or Applet Runner for Datek access