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Problems starting JNLP in InternetExplorer after Win XP SP2 install

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a customer reported that they have problems starting a WebStart application in InternetExplorer after installing Win Xp SP2.
They said even re-installing the JRE did't help.
Has anyone else come across such problems?

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I'll second the clearing of the cache:

IE : Tools : Internet Options : Delete Files : Delete all offline content(check this)

I realize that this is extreme but this is the only thing that worked for me.


Joined: 2006-02-17
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What webserver is serving up the JWS application? What is the exact error?

If tomcat, it could be a no-cache directive...see

You can also have the user flush their IE cache, sometimes that helps. Ideally you want them to set to never cache.