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Uninstalling the Java Plug-In from macOS X 10.7 and Up

This document covers how to uninstall the Java Plug-In on a Macintosh running OS X 10.7 and higher.

1. In Finder navigate to "Go" in the Menu bar and then "Go to Folder...". The keyboard shortcut of command + shift + "G" will also pull up the go to window.

Navigate to "Go".

2. In the "Go to Folder..." type "/Library/Internet Plug-Ins/" and click "Go".
Go to "/Library/Internet Plug-Ins/"

3. Finder will open the /Library/Internet Plug-Ins/ folder, and in the folder select the "JavaAppletPlugin.plugin" file. Delete that file and then empty the trash.
Delete the JavaAppletPlugin.plugin file

4. Reboot the Mac.
5. The Java Plus-In is no longer on the Mac.

Keywords:uninstalling, uninstall, java, mac, os, x, 10.7, 10.8, 10.9, oracle, javaaplet, plug-in,   Doc ID:37516
Owner:Zach G.Group:UW Green Bay
Created:2014-02-11 15:23 CDTUpdated:2020-05-20 12:00 CDT
Sites:UW Green Bay
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