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Nowadays almost all web pages contain JavaScript, a standardized, cross-platform, scripting language that runs on visitor's web browser. It makes web pages functional for specific purposes and if disabled for some reason, the content or the functionality of the web page can be limited or unavailable. Here you can find instructions on how to enable JavaScript in three most popular and commonly used browsers.

Mozilla Firefox

Follow these instructions to activate and enable JavaScript in Mozilla Firefox.

  1. In the address bar, type 'about:config' as shown below and press 'Enter'.
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  3. Upon doing so, the following screen shall appear and on the screen click 'I'll be careful, I promise', as shown below.
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  5. Upon doing so the following screen shall appear as shown below.
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  7. In the search box, search for 'javascript.enabled' as shown below.
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  9. Toggle the 'javascript.enabled' preference (right-click and select 'Toggle' or double-click the preference) to change the value from 'false' to 'true'.
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  11. Click on the 'Reload current page' button of the web browser to refresh the page.

You are done with.

Google Chrome

Follow these instructions to activate and enable JavaScript in Google Chrome.

  1. On the web browser menu click on the 'Customize and control Google Chrome' and select 'Settings' as shown below.
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  3. In the 'Settings' section click on the 'Show advanced settings..." as shown below.
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  5. Under the 'Privacy' click on the 'Content settings...' as shown below.
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  7. When the dialog window opens, look for the 'JavaScript" section and select 'Allow all sites to run JavaScript (recommended)" and then click on 'Done' button to close it as shown below.
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  9. Close the 'Settings' tab and then click on the 'Reload this page' button of the web browser to refresh the page as shown below.
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You are done with.

Internet Explorer 9 or Above

Follow these instructions to activate and enable JavaScript in Internet Explorer 9 or Above.

  1. On web browser menu click 'Tools' icon and select 'Internet Options' as shown below.
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  3. In the 'Internet Options' window select the 'Security' tab as shown below.
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  5. On the 'Security' tab click on the 'Custom level...' button as shown below.
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  7. When the 'Security Settings - Internet Zone' dialog window opens, look for the 'Scripting' section. In the 'Active Scripting' item select 'Enable' and click 'OK' as shown below. Upon doing so, a warning window will pop out asking 'Are you sure you want to change the settings for this zone?' select 'Yes' as shown below.
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  9. In the 'Internet Options' window, click on the 'OK' button to close it as shown below.
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  11. Click on the 'Refresh' button of the web browser to refresh the page.
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You are done with.

Internet Explorer Below 9

Follow these instructions to activate and enable JavaScript in Internet Explorer Below 9.

  1. Press 'Alt+T' to show the 'Toolbar'.
  2. On web browser toolbar click 'Tools' icon and select 'Internet Options' as shown below.
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  4. In the 'Internet Options' window select the 'Security' tab as shown below.
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  6. On the 'Security' tab click on the 'Custom level...' button as shown below.
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  8. When the 'Security Settings - Internet Zone' dialog window opens, look for the 'Scripting' section. In the 'Active Scripting' item select 'Enable' and click 'OK' as shown below. Upon doing so, a warning window will pop out asking 'Are you sure you want to change the settings for this zone?' select 'Yes' as shown below.
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  10. In the 'Internet Options' window, click on the 'OK' button to close it as shown below.
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  12. Click on the 'Refresh' button of the web browser to refresh the page.
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You are done with.



Updated on Nov 11, 2015

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