1 Reply Latest reply: Mar 5, 2013 3:31 PM by John Galt
audreyfromcolumbia Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)

Do I need to and how do I disable Java??

MacBook, Mac OS X (10.5.8)
  • John Galt Level 8 Level 8 (42,195 points)

    If you do not require Java it is best to leave it disabled in Safari and any other browser you may use.


    In Safari, make Safari Preferences look like this:


    un-check Java.png


    Your version of Safari for Leopard may look a little different, but find the checkbox for "Enable Java" and un-check it.


    JavaScript is unrelated to Java and you may leave it enabled.


    Also, if you have a Java Runtime installed, disable it. To do that go to your Utilities folder and open Java Preferences.


    If you see the following dialog box


    Screen Shot 2013-03-05 at 6.24.21 PM.png


    ... then click Not Now and you're finished.


    If you see the following instead


    Java Preferences.png


    ... then un-check that box.