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YAHOO GAMES not WORKING after JAVA 7 UPDATER 9 INSTALL

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Mapguy54 Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)
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Oct 21, 2012 5:07 AM

after installing java 7 updater 9 on my imac, i have been unable to play any of the card games out at yahoo. this is very frustrating as I have been playing there for many a year.... I have Lion 10.7.5 installed and have installed and uninstalled many times the update from oracle as directed when I went out to play and was informed that I needed plug in ... well plugged in and am now left out to NOT play at the only game site I frequented... I can see other players/tables but when i attempt to join or start table, I am booted it appears and receive some sort of error on table, click error to find something about NULLPOINTER something, any help in this matter wouuld be much, much appreciated... I have even reinstalled the 10.7.5 pkg over my already existing 10.7.5 as was suggested by someone that blogged in one of the discussion groups ... plain outright frustrated, please help!!

  • petitemarie Level 1 Level 1 (20 points)

    Same situation, exactly - I tried the OS re-install too. And re-installing the Oracle java does nothing. (Safari and Firefox)

     

    Help, anyone?

  • JayB82 Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)

    Same situation here.  Uninstalling and reinstalling doesn't fix the issue.  I hope apple/java/yahoo can work up a solution.

  • rudyclaude Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)

    same problem. took my macbook pro to apple genius. Nothing can be done other than yahoo updating their system. old programs won't work and need to be updated.

  • D. Rackerby Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)

    To get Apple's Java 6 plug-in working again...

     

    After you do all the Apple updates...

     

    1) Remove the the existing symbolic link:

     

    sudo rm /Library/Internet\ Plug-Ins/JavaAppletPlugin.plugin

     

    2) Create a new symbolic link:

     

    sudo ln -s /System/Library/Java/Support/Deploy.bundle/Contents/Resources/JavaPlugin2_NPAPI .plugin /Library/Internet\ Plug-Ins/JavaAppletPlugin.plugin

     

    Note that the source file is slightly different than the one mentioned in the Oracle instructions on reverting to Apple's Java 6.

  • D. Rackerby Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)
    •     Click on the Finder icon located in your dock
    •     Click on Applications tab on sidebar
    •     Click on the Utilities folder
    •     Double-click on the Terminal icon
    •     In the Terminal window Copy and Paste the command below:

     

    sudo ln -s /System/Library/Java/Support/Deploy.bundle/Contents/Resources/JavaPlugin2_NPAPI .plugin /Library/Internet\ Plug-Ins/JavaAppletPlugin.plugin

  • petitemarie Level 1 Level 1 (20 points)

    APPLE SUPPORT SOLUTION: How to re-enable the Apple-provided Java SE 6 applet plug-in

     

    http://support.apple.com/kb/HT5559?viewlocale=en_US&locale=en_US

     

    Worked for me!

  • kkats Level 1 Level 1 (5 points)

    Worked for me too - thank you so much!

  • petitemarie Level 1 Level 1 (20 points)

    APPLE SUPPORT SOLUTION: How to re-enable the Apple-provided Java SE 6 applet plug-in

     

    http://support.apple.com/kb/HT5559?viewlocale=en_US&locale=en_US

     

    Worked for me!

  • JayB82 Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)

    worked here as well.  Thanks so much

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