How to turn off the JIT in the Microsoft Java VM in Internet Explorer

Page created: 12/17/2004

Sometimes the JIT (Just In Time) compiler has problems with Java class files; if you load an applet and IE immediately shuts down, you might try disabling the JIT first. Just follow these steps:
  1. From the IE "Tools" menu, select "Internet Options":

  2. Click on the "Advanced" tab:

  3. Scroll down to the Microsoft VM entry and uncheck the "JIT compiler enabled" option:

  4. Click the "Apply" button:

  5. Click the "OK" button to close the window
  6. Restart IE....

updated: 12/2004 tmw