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iATN - How to Enable JavaScript in Your Browser

How to Enable JavaScript in Your Browser

If you are having trouble enabling JavaScript, and you're an iATN member, please email iATN Support or post a question about this in the PC Users Forum.

Internet Explorer

  • Select Tools | Internet Options menu item from the main menu.
  • Change to the Security tab at the top of the Internet Options window that pops up.
  • From the list of zones at the top of the Security options select the Internet icon.
  • Select the button near the bottom that reads Custom Level.
  • In the new window that pops up, scroll down to the item that reads Active Scripting.
  • Select the option marked Enable. Press OK button on each open window to finish.

Mozilla Firefox

  • Select Tools | Options... from the main menu.
  • Select Content button from the top row of options.
  • Select "Enable JavaScript." (You do not need to enable Java, but it is OK if you do.)
  • Note: You may wish to install the NoScript extension for Firefox to control which sites can run JavaScript.

Google Chrome

  • On Windows/Linux: Select Options from the "Wrench" graphic icon menu on the upper/right side of the Google Chrome window.
  • On Mac OS X: Select Preferences from the Chrome menu.
  • Select the Under the Hood tab.
  • Click the Content settings... button underneath the Privacy area.
  • Select the JavaScript tab.
  • Select "Allow all sites to run JavaScript (recommended)" option.
  • Optionally: Click the Exceptions... button to control which sites can or cannot use JavaScript.


  • Select Preferences from the Safari menu (on Mac OS) or the Edit menu (on Windows).
  • Select Security tab at the top.
  • Make sure "Enable JavaScript" is checked.

Opera 8 and 9

  • Select Tools | Quick Preferences ... from the main menu.
  • Make sure "Enable JavaScript" is checked.

Opera 6 and 7

  • Select File | Preferences... from the main menu.
  • Click Multimedia.
  • Under the JavaScript heading, select "Enable JavaScript."


  • Select Configure Konqueror from the Settings menu.
  • Make sure "Enable JavaScript globally" is checked under the Java & Javascript tab.

Netscape 6.x and 7.x (Mozilla 1.0)

Note: We would highly recommend you download the latest version of Mozilla Firefox, rather than continuing to use this very old browser.

  • Select Edit | Preferences menu item from the main menu.
  • Click on the Advanced label displayed in the list of options on the left hand side of the Preferences window that pops up.
  • On the right hand side select the checkbox marked Enable Javascript for Navigator.
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