Uninstall older versions of java on mac

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Reply Helpful Thread reply - more options Link to this Post. Have you been trying to install the Java for OS X Thanks again. Hi, I have exactly the same problem as Josh Duke. I am Running Could you please help here?

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You should be installing Java for OS X Would it be simpler for me to format the drive and wipe everything, given the obvious difficulty I see here? New iMac, El Capitan. We have El Capitan. Firstly I downloaded the Java from Oracle, but it was not running, so I find your above article…so, I have uninstalled successfully,and reinstalled again from the link what you recommended above…but the Java is not running and I received the following message ExitException[ 3]com. This looks like some kind of launch bug. Your best bet is to try and post the issue on stackoverflow. This problem is probably because something on your Mac is demanding Java — either in your browser or an application installed on your Mac.

Some Facebook apps or Adobe products for example may prompt your Mac for Java. You should try and figure out which application or web page requires Java and then decide whether you really want to install Java or not. Installing Java 7 or Java 8 should fix it. Thanks for your input above. First, I trashed all the Adobe apps on my iMac.

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They were all pretty old. I also searched for every Adobe and Java thing I could find in my system files and trashed those. This combination of actions seems to have solved my problem Whew!!!

Thanks for sharing your solution. Thank you so much. Thanks for the tips. Went back to the legacy link and works fine. I have CS4 no need for update as I am a light user. I tried everything. Subscribe to the OSXDaily newsletter to get more of our great Apple tips, tricks, and important news delivered to your inbox!

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I wish I could find out which one it is because it is the only reason why I continue to reinstall Legacy Java. Does anyone know how to find what app requires it? Does anyone know how to find what app requires it???? These demands will occur from x and I can do nothing until I keep hitting return. I hope this works because I detest this program and, since I am not someone who is able to easily deal with these things, want it GONE forevermore.

Well, it did not work. Seems as though I should trash this POS also. Found more java crapola in Preferences. Dumped all those. Next startup should be interesting.

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I have just the opposite problem — getting Java to work reliably. I generally only want it for the Newsday and syndicated NY Times crossword puzzles, but it comes and goes on various browsers — Firefox, Chrome, Opera, and Safari. Currently it is working sometimes on Safari, sometimes not. Is there some other Mac browser that lets Java work more consistently? You do not need it. Never mind. Do you know if Appdelete would work as thoroughly as you describe for Java?

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AppDelete should be able to do the job. Even then you have to keep it updated to maintain it. Thanks for posting this.