Internet Explorer opened from the Start screen is designed to provide an add–on free experience. Add–ons, like Java, will only work in Internet Explorer for the desktop. Learn more about add–ons and Internet Explorer

To install Java for Internet Explorer in the desktop

  1. Open the desktop, and then tap or click the Internet Explorer icon on the taskbar.

  2. Go to Java.com.

  3. Tap or click the Free Java Download button, and then tap or click Agree and Start Free Download. If you're prompted for an administrator password or confirmation, enter the password or provide confirmation.

  4. On the notification bar, tap or click Run. If you're prompted for an administrator password or confirmation, enter the password or provide confirmation.

  5. Tap or click Install and then tap or click Close.

If you're having problems installing or using Java, look for answers in the Java Help Center.

Note

  • In Windows RT, Java and other add-ons aren't supported by Internet Explorer or Internet Explorer in the desktop.