3 Replies Latest reply: Feb 3, 2013 10:18 AM by MadMacs0
Mapguy54 Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)

I am using osx 10.7.5 and it appears as though java 1.6.0_37 is installed and enabled in prefs. When I do get signed in and attempt to enter game lobby I see in the spotlight search for java the java vm no prefs panel no biggy there I guess but, there does appear a java icon under java vm on left side of window and <unknown application> (pid 5260) next to it so what's up with all this how do I FIX it. Yahoo games has been working upto today


iMac, Mac OS X (10.7.5)
  • MadMacs0 Level 5 Level 5 (4,560 points)

    The only way to know whether Java 6 or Java 7 is enabled for your browser is to go to this site and it will tell you: http://www.java.com/en/download/testjava.jsp. You can't be certain from the Java Control Panel, the Java Preferences or the Terminal command "java -version" as the Apple software and Oracle software are not aware of each other.

  • Mapguy54 Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)

    Thank you... I went ahead and installed from Oracle's site Java 7u13... worked better than any other java i've had on machine.. just wondering tho if i turn java off in Safari pref. does that turn it off in the Oracle or do I need to go to the Java preferences in my system preferences?

  • MadMacs0 Level 5 Level 5 (4,560 points)

    Mapguy54 wrote:

     

    just wondering tho if i turn java off in Safari pref. does that turn it off in the Oracle or do I need to go to the Java preferences in my system preferences?

    Yes, disabling it in Safari will turn either off for web use and if you use any other browser you will need to disable Java for it, as well.  I think you will find that you are unable to uncheck the preference in the Java Control Panel anyway. It's been reported to them, but for some reason they still haven't fixed it.