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The following are some common issues that you may encounter when trying to connect to GoToWebinar on Windows. We've recommended a few easy ways you can resolve these issues.
If you're running into problems when trying to join a webinar, we highly recommend that you install the latest version of Java. To install the latest version of Java, visit Free Java Download. Many common issues can be easily resolved by updating or installing the latest version of Java.
If you're trying to join a webinar and either your browser crashes or you see the error message below, we recommend that you uninstall your old version of Java and reinstall a newer version of Java. Uninstalling an older version of Java is optional but highly recommended for security reasons. Read Why should I remove older versions of Java form my system? for more information.
To uninstall or install Java on Windows
1. To uninstall Java on Windows, visit How do I uninstall Java on my Windows computer?. Follow the directions.
2. Once you've uninstalled your old version of Java, you'll need to reinstall an updated version of Java. To install the latest version of Java, visit Free Java Download.
If you're trying to join a webinar from Windows and see "The installer could not locate a suitable folder to install into" error, try any of the following workarounds:
On Windows XP:
Windows Vista & Windows 7
In rare cases, GoToWebinar may not install correctly if the Windows Secondary Logon Service is disabled. Follow the steps below to turn it on:
1. Click the Windows Start button on your desktop.
2. Type "services.msc" into the search field. Select the services.msc option from the search results.
3. Scroll down and find Secondary Logon. Right-click Secondary Logon, and select Properties.
4. On the Secondary Logon Properties dialog, select Automatic from the Startup type drop-down menu. Click Apply, and then click OK.
5. From the Services window, right-click the Secondary Logon option again, and click Start.
6. Restart your computer. You can now install GoToWebinar!
If GoToWebinar launches, but you see a "Connection Failed" error, you may either have security software on your Windows that's blocking you from downloading GoToWebinar or have poor Internet connection. You may see one of the following error: