EPFO – JAVA Error | Your Current Browser Version No Longer Supports Java | Awesome Tip [SOLVED]

If you have upgraded your PC to latest Windows OS, and while approving DSC you might get the following error, read and follow the steps below to resolve it.

unifiedportal-emp.epfindia.gov.in says
Your current browser version no longer supports java.
You may choose to either use eSign for digital signing or any browser version with java support for DSC.

DSC Prerequisites – EPFO portal works best on the following versions and prerequisites

  1. Mozilla Firefox version 43.0.1 [32 bit | 64 bit]
  2. Java 32 bit version [Java_Runtime_Environment_(32bit)_v8_Update_162]
  3. URL added to exception list [https://unifiedportal-emp.epfindia.gov.in]
  1. Install Mozilla Firefox version 43.0
  2. Disable Firefox update.
    • Open the Firefox browser.
    • Click on the hamburger menu icon or press Alt + F and select Settings.
    • In the General section, scroll down to the Firefox Updates section.
    • Uncheck the option Use a background service to install updates.

If you have a 64 bit operating system, ensure that Java (32 bit) version – Java_Runtime_Environment_(32bit)_v8_Update_162 is installed on your machine.

NOTE: Disable Java auto update.

EPFO URL Exception

Add the URL [https://unifiedportal-emp.epfindia.gov.in] to Firefox exception List.

  1. Launch Mozilla Firefox
  2. Browse to about:preferences or Launch Firefox settings
  3. Click on Privacy and Security > Exceptions
  4. Add the URL https://unifiedportal-emp.epfindia.gov.in with Allow to the Exception list
  5. Restart Mozilla Firefox


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