Download the Java 6 Plugin - Update 22

To utilize Banner Web Forms, you must install or upgrade the Java 6 plugin to version 22 using Internet Explorer 7 or 8 or Firefox 3. Once you have installed the Java 6 version 22 plugin, confirm you have the correct version and settings.

Please note:  For best results, Internet Explorer 8 and Firefox 3 are the recommended browsers for accessing Banner.

For further assistance, please contact the Service Desk at 253.879.8585, servicedesk@pugetsound.edu, or through the Online Service Desk.

Internet Explorer 7 or 8

Download Internet Explorer 8

    1. Login to Cascade and select Banner Web Forms on the home page.
    2. The Java download should begin automatically.

      If it doesn't, click on the message at the top of the page and the Install ActiveX Control link it opens.

    1. Click Install if you receive a message requiring your permission to continue (for Windows Vista or 7 users only).



    2. Select Install on the Java Setup box.

    3. Once the installation is complete, click Close on the Java Setup box. This will automatically close any open browser windows, so be sure to save your work!
    4. Banner Web Forms will launch. You may receive two security warnings. On both, check the box to "Always trust content from this publisher." and click Run.



  1. You should close the blank browser window that remains open once the application has launched.

For assistance, contact the Service Desk at 253.879.8585 or servicedesk@pugetsound.edu.

Firefox 3

Download Firefox 3

    1. Login to Cascade and select Banner Web Forms on the home page.
    2. If you see a white screen with a yellow message bar at the top saying additional plugins are required, click the prompt in the middle of the screen or Install Missing Plugins on the yellow bar.
    3. Click Manual Install in the box that appears.

    1. Click Save File when prompted.

    2. Double click on the downloaded file.

    3. Click Continue if you receive a message requiring your permission to continue.
    4. Select Install on the Java Setup box.

    5. Once the installation is complete, click Close on the Java Setup box.
    6. You will need to restart Firefox.
    7. When you login to Cascade and select Banner Web Forms, you may receive two security warnings. On both, check the box to "Always trust content from this publisher." and click Run.



Check Version and Settings

Java 6 - Update 22 is required to access Banner.

    1. To check your version of Java, open the Control Panel on your computer and click the Java icon.

    1. Click the About button under the General tab to open a dialog box displaying your Java information.  If you have a version of Java 6 that is higher than 22, please contact the Service Desk at 253.879.8585 or servicedesk@pugetsound.edu.

    1. Now click the Advanced tab and open the JRE Auto-Download setting. Check the box to "Never Auto-Download" and click OK.

For assistance, contact the Service Desk at 253.879.8585 or servicedesk@pugetsound.edu.