Proxy settings are set to 127.0.0.1:5050 on Windows 7 Machine

Problem:  The proxy settings in Internet Explorer are set to 127.0.0.1:5050 and when I uncheck it, the settings eventually come back.  The symptoms that made me check the proxy settings were the following: –  Within Chrome I was getting certificate errors on normally trusted website like google and Facebook. –  I was unable to get […]
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Chrome error with Java: This plugin is not supported

Problem: Using Chrome,  I access a web application or site that utilizes Java, I get the following error:  “This plugin is not supported” and the page doesn’t load.  Tried upgrading Java, reinstalling it and resetting Chrome but nothing worked. Solution:  Turns out that Chrome automatically updated to version 42.0.2311.90 and this version doesn’t support NPAPI […]
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Java won’t load in web application in any browser

Problem:  Operating system:  Windows 7 Professional 64bit.  Client’s accounting program is java based and when accessing the web application, java wouldn’t load.  Tried Chrome, Firefox and Internet Explorer without success.   I went to the “verify java” page and it wouldn’t load on any of the browsers so I knew that this wasn’t specific to […]
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