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Java Web Start   Will not run by itself

1028 Views 6 Replies Latest reply: Mar 28, 2013 6:29 PM by Robert DeSaeger RSS
Robert DeSaeger Level 1 Level 1 (25 points)
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Mar 22, 2013 8:00 PM

Ok, I am going crazy, but I know that I am in good hands here

I did try get Info and changed it to Java Web Start. And I am able to run the aplet

But as soon as try to download another java aplet it goes back to the default TextWrangleer (default )

How do I change the extention .jnlp to be the default instead of TextWrangler (default) (4.5)

thank you ahead of time for your valued support.



The OS will not launch a .jnlp ( Default )java.png

MacBook Pro, OS X Mountain Lion, i7 4 gigs RAM
  • macjack Level 9 Level 9 (50,445 points)
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    Mar 22, 2013 8:14 PM (in response to Robert DeSaeger)

    Did you click on "Change All"?

  • macjack Level 9 Level 9 (50,445 points)
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    Mar 22, 2013 8:22 PM (in response to Robert DeSaeger)

    Glad it's sorted, Sacramento!

  • klockw243 Calculating status...
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    Mar 28, 2013 4:45 PM (in response to Robert DeSaeger)

    Anyhow know what the deal is with this sudden change to .jnlp's opening TextWrangler or BBedit? I've been working with .jnlp launch files for one of my clients over the past 6 months and have never had them open in anything other than Java. Now, all my test systems, and many of my client's customers with 10.8 are getting the .jnlp files opened by TextWrangler or BBedit.

    This issue seemed to happen sometime in March. I don't know if it's because of the latest Java build, or a TextWrangler update, but it's really throwing me for a loop. Googling the issue didn't get me anywhere... except here. I'm just pulling out my hair because I can't tell my client to just have their customers all use the fix above; the point of using the .jnlp was to make launching the company's software seamless.


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