Uploading to My Files Error: Application Blocked by Security Settings

Issue/Question

Using Google Chrome, when I attempt to upload files to My Files I receive the following error message:

Application Blocked by Security Settings. Your security settings have blocked an application from running due to missing a "Permissions" manifest attribute in the main jar.

Environment

  • Windows 7
    • Google Chrome
      • Blackboard

Cause

Java Security Level has been set too high and the security prompts need to be restored.

Resolution

  1. Click on the Start Menu button.
  2. Type Java in the search bar.
  3. Select Java (32-bit).
  4. Select the Security tab.
  5. Set the Security Level to Medium by dragging the rectangle bar down.
  6. Click Restore Security Prompts.
  7. Click Apply.
  8. Click OK.

Details

Article ID: 967
Created
Tue 12/2/14 4:45 PM
Modified
Fri 2/19/21 10:27 AM