Article ID: 154580
Microsoft Internet Explorer includes a Just-In-Time (JIT) compiler that changes the manner in which Java programs are run.
The JIT compiler translates bytecodes into native machine code. This compilation process is done only once, and a link is created between the bytecode and the corresponding compiled code. The purpose of this process is to increase the speed at which Java programs run. You may realize a speed increase of more than 50 times when some mathematically intensive functions are performed.
NOTE: Some Java programs may run at the same speed or slower when you are using the JIT compiler.
You can enable or disable the JIT compiler by using the following steps:
Article ID: 154580 - Last Review: June 22, 2014 - Revision: 5.0
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