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Blank Boxes Appearing on Web Pages

by morph / March 5, 2007 6:46 AM PST

Running Win98SE, IE6
When loading pages from the Internet, I frequently get blank boxes that have a small indicia in the upper left-hand corner. The indicia is a small, white, rectangular box bearing a small red square, a small green circle, and a small blue triangle. What setting do I need to adjust to allow the blank boxes to load properly?
Thank you

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Hi morph
by tomron / March 5, 2007 7:22 AM PST
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Problem Persists
by morph / March 5, 2007 10:32 AM PST
In reply to: Hi morph
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(NT) Did what awiekupo mention work
by tomron / March 5, 2007 10:36 AM PST
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Your JVM is missing or not being install properly.
by awiekupo / March 5, 2007 10:02 AM PST
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Problem persists
by morph / March 5, 2007 10:45 AM PST

Thanks awiekupo. Couldn't determine if Microsoft JVM is installed. The instructions at http://www.mvps.org/marksxp/WindowsXP/java.php:
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Click start and select run. In the run box enter 'cmd' (without quotes).
Now type in 'jview'
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appear to be incomplete or aren't explicit. morph

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morph
by tomron / March 5, 2007 10:59 AM PST
In reply to: Problem persists

Click HERE to test which java version

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Re: Problem persists
by Tufenuf / March 5, 2007 11:41 AM PST
In reply to: Problem persists

morph, "The indicia is a small, white, rectangular box bearing a small red square, a small green circle, and a small blue triangle."

That describes Flash boxes and you need FlashPlayer installed. Go to the link below and install the FlashPlayer. If you don't want the YAHOO Toolbar installed make sure that you uncheck it first.

http://www.adobe.com/shockwave/download/download.cgi?P1_Prod_Version=ShockwaveFlash

Tufenuf

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Its ok
by awiekupo / March 5, 2007 11:57 AM PST
In reply to: Problem persists

Hi morph. Its OK. Just download and install the latest JVM from the link that i gave you earlier. If its a picture/image then most probably it is a Java issue. If its a movie, then most probably it is a Flash Player issue. In any case, reinstalling all this application and restarting your machine would normally solve this issue. Do give it a try and let us know the outcome. We will figure out other alternative if all of these doesn't work OK.

Cheers!

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And note the hyperlink to . . .
by Cursorcowboy / March 5, 2007 9:39 PM PST
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Formatting hard drive
by morph / March 7, 2007 7:38 AM PST

Many thanks to tomron, awiekupo, Tufenuf, and Cursorcowboy for trying to help. JVM, JVE, and Adobe Shockwave and Flash won't test and won't download. I believe my system has developed too many corruptions and issues over the years, so I'm going to format the hard drive and load Win98SESP2.1a per suggestion by bus (see link below). This may take me a while - wish me luck!
http://forums.cnet.com/5208-6122_102-0.html?forumID=44&threadID=236959&messageID=2421778

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