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  1. JDK
  2. JDK-8062228

Java 7 update 71 plugin not working with Opera 12 browser

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    • CPU:
      x86
    • OS:
      windows_7

      Description

      FULL PRODUCT VERSION :


      A DESCRIPTION OF THE PROBLEM :
      After updating to Java 7 update 71, plugin does not work anymore with Opera 12.17 browser ( http://get.geo.opera.com/pub/opera/win/1217/ ).
      Tested on Windows 7 and XP.
      Also tested Java 7 update 72 with same issue.

      Last version working in Opera 12 is Java 7 update 67.
      I'm not the only one with this issue:
      https://forums.opera.com/discussion/1853545/java-8-update-25-doesn039t-work



      REGRESSION. Last worked in version 7u67

      STEPS TO FOLLOW TO REPRODUCE THE PROBLEM :
      1. Install jre-7u71-windows-i586.exe
      2. Open Opera 12 browser and type opera:plugins to be sure java plugin is listed.
      3. Go to https://www.java.com/en/download/installed.jsp


      EXPECTED VERSUS ACTUAL BEHAVIOR :
      EXPECTED -
      Java Tray icon is shown but opera does not show anything
      ACTUAL -
      Opera browser should show Java installed version

      REPRODUCIBILITY :
      This bug can be reproduced always.

      CUSTOMER SUBMITTED WORKAROUND :
      Downgrade to Java 7 update 67

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            • Assignee:
              van Vivi An (Inactive)
              Reporter:
              webbuggrp Webbug Group
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