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

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

1. In Finder:

        1. Navigate to Go in the Menu bar.

        2. Select "Go to Folder..."

***NOTE: The keyboard shortcut of command + shift + G will also pull up the go to window.***

Screenshot of Go to Folder

2. In Go to Folder...

        1. Enter "/Library/Internet Plug-Ins/."

        2. Select "Go."

Screenshot of Search /Library/Internet Plug-Ins/

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

Screenshot of Delete the JavaAppletPlugin.plugin file

4. Reboot the Mac.

5. The Java Plug-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:Zachary G.Group:UW Green Bay
Created:2014-02-11 15:23 CDTUpdated:2022-12-12 11:29 CDT
Sites:UW Green Bay
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