Instructions for enabling JavaScript on commonly used browsers

Internet Explorer > 9 Mozilla Firefox Google Chrome Apple Safari
  1. On web browser menu, click "Tools" and select "Internet Options".
  2. In the "Internet Options" window, select the "Security" tab.
  3. On the "Security" tab, click on the "Custom level..." button.
  4. When the "Security Settings - Internet Zone" dialog window opens, look for the "Scripting" section.
  5. In the "Active Scripting" item, select "Enable".
  6. When the "Warning!" window pops out asking "Are you sure you want to change the settings for this zone?" select "Yes".
  7. In the "Internet Options" window, click on the "OK" button to close it.
  8. Click on the "Refresh" button of the web browser to refresh the page.
  1. In the address bar, type about:config and press Enter.
  2. Click "I accept the risk!" if a warning message appears.
  3. In the search box, search for javascript.enabled.
  4. Toggle the "javascript.enabled" preference (right-click and select "Toggle" or double-click the preference) to change the value from "false" to "true".
  5. Click on the "Reload current page" button of the web browser to refresh the page.
  1. On the web browser menu, click on the "Customize and control Google Chrome" and select "Settings".
  2. In the "Settings" section, click on the "Advanced" settings.
  3. Under the "Privacy and security", click on the "Content settings...".
  4. When the dialog window opens, look for the "JavaScript" section and select "Allowed (recommended)".
  5. Close the "Settings" tab.
  6. Click on the "Reload this page" button of the web browser to refresh the page.
  1. On the web browser menu, click on "Preferences".
  2. In the "Preferences" window, select the "Security" tab.
  3. In the "Security" tab section, "Web content" check the "Enable JavaScript" box.
  4. Close the "Preferences" window.
  5. Click on the "Reload the current page" button of the web browser to refresh the page.

 

We also encourage you to try one of the following popular alternative data retrieval tools that can be used without a Java-enabled browser:

 

Last Modified Date: February 13, 2018