Re: Visa blocking network connections?

Mark Space <>
Fri, 16 May 2008 17:06:42 -0700
<vkpXj.1332$> wrote:

I have a new Vista Home machine. I'm having problems with both jedit
and NetBeans - in jedit, the plugin manager times out when trying to
download plugins (although it can get a list of available plugins
okay) and netbeans seems to time out when updating the list of ruby

I've added the java executables to the filewall exemption. Because
both of the programs with which I'm having problems are java apps, I'm
thinking this is a java specific issue (rather than a vista issue).

Is this a common problem? How do I fix it?

I don't think jedit *is* Java, but I could be wrong.

Did you check your firewall? When you run the programs, do they ask you
for elevated permissions? (The yellow UAC dialog that say this program
needs "..." to continue?) Did you install globally or just for yourself?

Suggestion: remove everything, (Java, NetBeans, jedit) turn off UAC
(Control Panel->Security Center-> User Account Control -> Off) and
reboot and re-install.

UAC is a dangerous PITA.

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