4 Replies Latest reply: Jan 30, 2012 9:14 PM by BDAqua
19mariehudson53 Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)

I think I need to upgrade java but don't know how.

Mac mini, Mac OS X (10.4.11)
  • BDAqua Level 10 Level 10 (119,125 points)

    Hi, you likely do need to upgrade, yet it's probably not possible.


    Open Java Preferences in Applications>Utilities>Java, do you see these versions...


    So we know more about it...


    At the Apple Icon at top left>About this Mac, then click on More Info, then click on Hardware> and report this upto but not including the Serial#...


    Hardware Overview:


    Model Name: eMac

    Model Identifier: PowerMac6,4

    Processor Name: PowerPC G4 (1.2)

    Processor Speed: 1.42 GHz

    Number Of CPUs: 1

    L2 Cache (per CPU): 512 KB

    Memory: 2 GB

    Bus Speed: 167 MHz

    Boot ROM Version: 4.9.2f1

  • kurt188 Level 4 Level 4 (1,335 points)

    There is a Java for Mac OS X 10.4, Release 6, 7, 8, and 9 available via Software Update. If you haven't already installed those, you can. If you're looking for Java version 6 or anything higher, you can't install that on 10.4; but very few web sites actually use Java anyway.

  • 19mariehudson53 Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)

    Machine Name:          Mac mini

      Machine Model:          PowerMac10,2

      CPU Type:          PowerPC G4 (1.5)

      Number Of CPUs:          1

      CPU Speed:          1.5 GHz

      L2 Cache (per CPU):          512 KB

      Memory:          512 MB

      Bus Speed:          167 MHz

      Boot ROM Version:          4.9.4f1


    This is what I have also a folder j2se 5.0

  • BDAqua Level 10 Level 10 (119,125 points)

    Thanks, Since we're dependant on Apple dor our Java updates, you're as far as you can go on Java on your Mac, sorry.


    Though if you still find tht Mini useful, upgrading it to 1 GB of RAM can speed it up significantly...