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Topic # 9906 22-Oct-2006 16:39
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HI there - for my work I need to be able to use the AirNZ website for finding flight information - when I go there and put in the cities etc and then click go on the bottom left hand of IE6 it says error - I assume that the error has something to do with the Javascript.

I have searched on google and tried different suggestions - I have looked at my Internet Tools Security settings and they seem ok - have even done custom and enable active scripting - still doesnt work.  I have no idea what to do next or how to get it working as i know nothing about Javascript

Please can someone help

Thanks heaps

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  Reply # 49276 22-Oct-2006 16:50

have you tried using firefox ?





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  Reply # 49281 22-Oct-2006 17:47
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Only noticed it with the AirNZ site - though it works ok my the home comp but just the laptop Im using for work it doesnt work - Havent really noticed which other sites use Javascript and that

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Reply # 49282 22-Oct-2006 17:49
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If it's only the work laptop, check that there's no firewall software or antispyware software blocking scripts.







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  Reply # 49283 22-Oct-2006 17:54
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Im using the same stuff as my home - Windows Defender & AVGFree and thats it thats on all the time

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  Reply # 49326 22-Oct-2006 23:26
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Ladyhawknz: Im using the same stuff as my home - Windows Defender & AVGFree and thats it thats on all the time


Were you able to get the pop-up window at all or is the error only on the main page?

Try clicking this link to get straight to the main search page - https://flightbookings.airnewzealand.co.nz/isbook_en_NZ/book/initSearchForFlights.do

If you are not comfortable with a debugger, I would strongly recomment downloading the latest version of Firefox. Different browsers handle JS differently. I've personally found Firefox to be a superior browser in many aspects including handling javascript errors.

Firefox has a javascript console that will actually tell you what the error is. Give it a go and if you still have a problem, at least you will get the error message.

http://www.getfirefox.com




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  Reply # 50052 28-Oct-2006 12:52
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Sorry to ask the obvious, but does the lappy have java? Up to date? (JRE 9) And what type of firewall?
If no Java (chack add/remove programs in control panel) you can get it http://java.sun.com/javase/downloads/index.jsp

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Reply # 50053 28-Oct-2006 13:08
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Do not worry about that - Java and Javascript are different things. Unless the OP is really having problems with Java and did not know the difference.




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Reply # 50056 28-Oct-2006 13:20
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Oh. Sorry.



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  Reply # 50069 28-Oct-2006 15:42
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I uninstalled Java the other day and reinstalled but no difference when trying to get www.airnz.co.nz site to actually work for me.

I cant put Firefox on my laptop as one of the programmes I use for work is not compatible - only with IE

I have no idea the difference between Java & Javascipt - I assume the error is javascript as when I am on the AirNZ site and click go it says error on page and when you hold the go down it has some javascript link so that why I think it that.

So if anyone has any idea how to get it working that'll be great!

BTW thanks for that other AirNZ link - that works but would still like to fix the other :-)

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Reply # 50075 28-Oct-2006 17:32
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Reply # 50199 29-Oct-2006 20:05
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Thanks glad to be here

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Reply # 52824 17-Nov-2006 14:01
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have you checked if javascript is enabled???

  • Go to "View | Internet Options..." from the main menu
  • Change to the "Security" tab
  • Select "Custom" and click on the "Settings..." button
  • To enable: make sure "Enable" is selected under "Active scripting"
  • Restart the browser




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  Reply # 52975 19-Nov-2006 12:43
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Yes done all that - even got the work comp tech to have a look and even he doesnt know!!! =- reinstalled Java and everything

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