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All Applications Stop Opening in Windows Vista after Running Java
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Published on 09/7/2007
 
All Applications Stop Opening in Windows Vista after Running Java

All Applications Stop Opening in Windows Vista after Running Java

After using Java Applets (on any website) continuously in Internet Explorer for around 3-5 hours, all applications / Internet Explorer windows / everything stops responding. You cannot open a new application.

Nothing responds except restart and shutdown button.

The only solution currently is to run Java Applets in alternate browser such as FireFox.

Note: Only happens when run Java for long durations of more than 1 hour (Stock Market updates etc...).