Turn on the Java Console

This procedure describes how to turn on the Java Console and enable its debugging and logging options.

For a 32-bit operating system

  1. Open the Control Panel.
  2. Double-click Java.
  3. Click the Advanced tab.
  4. Expand the Debugging section.
  5. Check the following options:
    • Enable tracing
    • Enable logging
    • Show applet lifecycle exceptions
  6. Expand the Java console section.
  7. Select Show console.
  8. Click OK to close the dialog box.
  9. Make sure that all instances of your browser are closed.

For a 64-bit operating system

  1. Start the Java Control Panel:
    • For a 32-bit browser: Open “C:\Program Files (x86)\Java\jre7\bin\javacpl.exe"
    • For a 64-bit browser: Open “C:\Program Files\Java\jre7\bin\javacpl.exe
  2. Click the Advanced tab.
  3. Expand the Debugging section.
  4. Check the following options:
    • Enable tracing
    • Enable logging
    • Show applet lifecycle exceptions
  5. Expand the Java console section.
  6. Select Show console.
  7. Click OK to close the dialog box.
  8. Make sure that all instances of your browser are closed.