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Workaround for Java security block

A recent update to Java will stop the StormVue applet from running.

Here is a solution:

  1. Open the Java Control Panel using Programs->Java->Configure Java
  2. Select the Security tab.
  3. Set the level to High.
  4. Click Edit Site List in the lower Exception Site List section.
  5. Click the Add button and enter http://www.skywatcher.net.nz in the Location field
  6. Click the Add button again and enter http://skywatcher.net.nz in the Location field
  7. Click OK
    There’s a warning that HTTP is a security risk but HTTPS isn’t available in this case.
  8. Click Continue
  9. Click OK
  10. Run or restart your browser and open the lightning tracker page.
    It will prompt you to confirm that you want to run the application.
  11. Click Run