I'm having a problem with getting info from a county government site that uses a Java applet. I'd appreciate any help in solving this information retrieval issue, as the people I talk to at the county don't seem to be very technically literate, although I'm probably not either. To verify that it is not just my machine, I've tried on another local machine, and had a friend in a different state try the download. All three results were the same.

This is the Java Console output:

Java Plug-in 1.5.0_06
Using JRE version 1.5.0_06 Java HotSpot(TM) Client VM
User home directory = C:\Documents and Settings\Cecil
c: clear console window
f: finalize objects on finalization queue
g: garbage collect
h: display this help message
l: dump classloader list
m: print memory usage
o: trigger logging
p: reload proxy configuration
q: hide console
r: reload policy configuration
s: dump system and deployment properties
t: dump thread list
v: dump thread stack
x: clear classloader cache
0-5: set trace level to <n>
basic: Registered modality listener
liveconnect: Invoking JS method: document
liveconnect: Invoking JS method: URL
basic: Referencing classloader: sun.plugin.ClassLoaderInfo@13adc56, refcount=1
basic: Added progress listener: sun.plugin.util.GrayBoxPainter@ad7d80
basic: Loading applet ...
basic: Initializing applet ...
basic: Starting applet ...
basic: Loaded image: http://www.lakecountyclerk.org/wb_or1/images/annotation.gif
network: Connecting http://www.lakecountyclerk.org/wb_or1/image.asp?table=img_scan&image_id=6905045 with proxy=DIRECT
network: Connecting http://www.lakecountyclerk.org/wb_or1/image.asp?table=img_scan&image_id=6905045 with cookie "CookiePageSize; CookieRecSetSize; CookieShowProperties; ASPSESSIONIDSABQBBCB=LDDFCCEBOKNOHDPLFNLHPBCC; ASPSESSIONIDQACTDDBB=POPDDCEBILJCDIGEAJLHCPPH"
Error opening input stream.

Thanks for any help.


Best call the responsible department directly. Seems they somehow managed to write something that doesn't work with modern JVMs (Java runtimes).

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