Starting with Chrome Version 42, chrome has disabled support for NPAPI plugins, this disables certain plugins like Java. An extra step is necessary to enable Java plugin on chrome version 42 and up:
- In your URL bar, enter:
- Click the Enable link for the Enable NPAPI configuration option.
- Click the Relaunch button that now appears at the bottom of the configuration page.
You can also see the attached PDF with additional help.