Open your browser. Select Tools, Internet Options, Advanced tab. Scroll to Microsoft VM for Java, and ensure that Java console enable is checked. Close the browser. Open browser, and select View, Java Console from the menu bar. The release version is listed on the text file. (example: Microsoft (R) VM for Java, 5.0 Release
1. Select Run from the start menu
2. A dialog box appears
3. Type command and click OK. A DOS window opens.
4. Type jview at the command prompt. For example: c:\>jview
The JVM version number appears on the top of the DOS window. The version must be 4.79.2339 or higher.