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OBJECT tag in HTML page doesn't bring up download popup

 
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The applet is embedded in a converted HTML page (i.e. javascript to separate IE from Netscape and others). If the computer does not have the Java plug-in installed, it used to bring up the download popup asking if the user wanted to install the plug-in. Sometime since I last checked it on a computer that doesn't have java installed, it stopped asking (at least in IE5 and IE6).

What could have caused this change of action? I think the "codebase" value is still valid because if I look at the source and copy the URL and paste it into my browser, I get a popup.
codebase="http://java.sun.com/products/plugin/1.3/jinstall-13-win32.cab#Version=1,3,0,0";

Could it be because it is not a "current" plugin (i.e. 1.5)?
[ November 21, 2005: Message edited by: Marilyn de Queiroz ]
 
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Let me ask my question in a more generic way:
I'm using the OBJECT tag but it doesn't seem to be going to the "codebase" that I've defined although the url appears to be valid with I just type it in my address bar.

What could make this call fail? Is there anywhere I can look to see an error message?

More specifically, why does it fail to even attempt to download the plugin at that url?
 
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I been looking around I do not see anything that would cause this. All I can think is it may be the browser settings.

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