Correcting Menu Errors in Windows XP

If you encounter Java errors with the navigation of this or any other web site in the Windows XP operating system, see the fixes below from Microsoft or Sun.

Microsoft VM and Windows XP
Microsoft Windows XP users who do not have a virtual machine and want one should review the following FAQ for details on the availability of the Microsoft virtual machine (Microsoft VM).

Microsoft VM 
The Microsoft VM update for Windows. Please visit  Windows Update to see if a Microsoft VM update is available for your operating system. Windows XP users who do not have a virtual machine can now download the Microsoft VM with  Windows XP Service Pack 1. Further details can be found in the FAQ.

Patch for the Microsoft virtual machine released 
A patch for the Microsoft virtual machine (Microsoft VM) is now available for download. This patch includes fixes to the security issues referenced in Microsoft Security Bulletin MS02-052.

Download and Install the Sun JavaTM Virtual Machine (JVM)

There are two ways to get Sun's JVM:

  1. Automatic Download and Installation
    (for Windows XP, Me, NT, 2000, 98, or 95 and Internet Explorer)

    Click to begin: Download Now

    First, our system will check to see if automatic install works on your computer...



  2. Manual Download for Later Installation

    Advanced users may want to download a local copy of the installer from our developer Web site to run at a later time or install on other machines. The manual download is referred to as the Java 2 Runtime Environment (JRE).