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Java for Mac OS X v10.6 Update 13 - should I install it?

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christopher rigby1 Level 4 Level 4 (2,070 points)
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Feb 26, 2013 3:20 AM

Hi

 

I normally update Java when recommended to by Apple Updates, but this one worries me a little. It disables Java applets for all browsers apparently, which Apple seems to think is necessary (though I'm not sure how I'd even know if I was on a site that needed Java?). However, it goes on to say that if the Java plug-in hasn't been used for a while, it gets disabled! Aagh - what does that mean? Will that cause me problems in the future?

 

Bottom line - should I install this update or not?

iMac, Mac OS X (10.6.8), Core2Duo 2.1GHz 20" 3GB RAM 250GB

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