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IE9: some applets throw NPE and page in IE9 browser reports "does not support java".

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    • OS:
      windows_vista, windows_7

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        Bug description: The applet game Alchemy cant be loaded due to IE9 browser does not support java.
        Testsuite name: Applet Compatibility
        JDK/JRE tested: jrefb-6u22-rev-bin-b05-windows-i586-22_sep_2010.exe
        OS/architecture: win7-ultimate-x86
        Browser:IE9
        Reproducible: Always
        Reproducible on machine:
        [If sometimes] Also reproducible on machine:
        Is it a platform specific regression: N
        [If yes] Is it a new platform support: N
        [If yes] Regression relative to OS version:
        Is it a Regression: Y
        [If yes] Regression introduced in release/build: not sure
        [If yes] Test result on FCS: See the actual result.

        Test run log location: http://jsqalab.sfbay.sun.com/results/Evergreen/6u22/6u22b05-j4b/applet/win7-ultimate-i586-ie9/workdir/set1/enZylom_Alchemy.jtr
        Test run result location:
        http://jsqalab.sfbay.sun.com/results/Evergreen/6u22/6u22b05-j4b/applet/win7-ultimate-i586-ie9/workdir/set1/

        Steps to reproduce:
        1.Install test bundle jrefb-6u22-rev-bin-b05-windows-i586-22_sep_2010.exe from
        http://jre.sfbay.sun.com/java/re/jdk/6u22/promoted/rev/b05/j4b/bundles/windows-i586/
        to C:/Java/
        2.Make java console is shown.
        3.Browse to URL : http://www.en.zylom.com/game/91/alchemy.htm
        4.Click 'Play' to start the game.

        Actual behavior:
          The applet game cant be loaded due to IE9 browser does not support java. See picture Alchemy.jpg

        Verify:
        1.Same configuration/6u10 b33 : Fail
        2.Same configuration/6u21 b11: Fail
        3.Same configuration/6u22 b04: Fail
        4.Same JRE, same OS/platform, IE 8 : Pass
        5.Same JRE, same OS/platform, FF 3.6: Pass

        The following cases also have same issue:
        set1/usZylom_AlohaSolitaire.html
        set1/usZylom_EgyptianPyramid.html
        set1/usZylom_Fifteens.html

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                • Assignee:
                  ccheung Calvin Cheung
                  Reporter:
                  tonyli Tony Li
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