Dartmouth-Hitchcock Financial Fitness Program
If you are having difficulties running the Asset
Allocation or Retirement Planner, please check
that you are using the most current version of
You may download the most current version at:
Windows (Offline Installation)
Java errors are usually caused by a program
(such as a firewall or antivirus program)
interfering with the Applet. However, other
potential causes include corrupted or outdated
components in your Web browser, Internet folders
on your hard drive.
First, ensure Java Scripting is enabled in your
In Internet Explorer, Start Internet Explorer,
click the Tools menu, and click Internet
Options. Click Security and set the slider to
the Default Level and click OK.
Next, if you have a firewall program running on
your PC, you may need to configure it not to
block Web scripting features.
Antivirus programs set to scan the Temporary
Internet Files for Internet Explorer (or the
equivalent in another browser) may also produce
scripting errors. Try disabling this feature in
your antivirus software.
If you do not have the most current versions,
and download the latest Java Virtual Machine for
your Web browser. Updates to your Microsoft
Operating System and Internet Explorer Browsers
are available at
Another potential cause for scripting errors
can be (yes, this is correct) outdated video
drivers. If you haven't updated the driver for
your PC's video card in a while, now is a good
time to do it. Visit your video card
manufacturer's Web site to download the latest
drivers, install the drivers, and reboot your
To learn more about the Microsoft Internet
Using Internet Explorer, choose Tools on the
menu bar and then choose Internet Options.
Select Security tab and Custom Level tab. Scroll
down and enable Scripting Of Java Applets.
To download The Netscape Browser, v8.0.2
more about Apple's Macintosh Browser
From Apple Site:
Java a core-component of Mac OS X
Recognizing that Java has become the de-facto
standard language for developing cross-platform
applications, Apple has made Java a
core-component of Mac OS X, which includes the
full version Java 2, Standard Edition, version
1.4.2. Since Apple has optimized Java on Mac OS
X, Java applications act as first-class citizens
on Mac OS X.
Checking Security in your Mac System
Here are a few items to help with checking and
improving the security of your system:
See the Mac OS X Technologies Safe and sound web
page for an overview of Mac OS X security
features, including a link to view and download
the "Security Technology Brief" PDF document.
Be sure that you are running the latest version
of system software. Apple will release security
updates from time to time, and having the latest
available system software version should improve
the security of your system. Check the Apple
Security Updates page for more information.
In addition to the Mac OS X built-in security
features, the Macintosh Products Guide contains
offerings from third-party providers that could
help to increase the security of your system in
Mac OS X and Mac OS X Server are certified under
the internationally-approved Common Criteria