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Lakebluffer Calculating status...
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Mar 30, 2013 8:17 AM

Since downloading Mtn Lion OS X, several of my games won't load.

I've tried downloading the updated Java, and it now appears on my tool bar, but I can't get it to open/install/or whatever the **** you call it.

Any suggestions would be appreciated.

MacBook Pro, OS X Mountain Lion (10.8.3)
  • macjack Level 9 Level 9 (50,445 points)
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    Mar 30, 2013 8:36 AM (in response to Lakebluffer)

    Which Java version did you DL? If it is Java 7-17 and you installed it, go to System Preferences > Java > Java Control Panel > Security and check mark "Enable Java COntent in browser".

  • macjack Level 9 Level 9 (50,445 points)
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    Mar 30, 2013 9:04 AM (in response to Lakebluffer)

    Lakebluffer wrote:

     

    I went to system preferences and Java doesn't show up on it.... but it's in my dock. 

    That's because you don't have Java 7.

    It means when you go to a web page that wants the Java plug-in there will be an area labeled "Missing plug-in"

    The last Java update disabled Java plug-in and removed Java Preferences.app from your Utilities folder.

    You can re-enable Java by following this support article

    http://support.apple.com/kb/HT5559

     

    Or, you can update to Oracle's Java 7 here

    http://www.java.com/en/download/mac_download.jsp?locale=en

     

    In Java 7 The preferences will be in your System Preferences.

     

    Java 7_17 is the latest version of Java but since there are still vulnerabilities, it's best not to use it unless you really need it.

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