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Reverting to Java 6 from Java 7 (Mac)

Asking for a friend: There is an online grading platform that apparently only runs on Java 6, but he has a mid-year 2012 MacBook Pro unibody (13") and it came with Java 7 installed. He needs to be able to enter grades at home, which means he needs Java 6. Both of us are good with technology (and searched Google for information), but the links we found often referred to computers where Java 6 was installed, and then was replaced with Java 7. Help? [more inside]
posted by guster4lovers on Feb 28, 2013 - 3 answers

Java exploits in Mac - how do I get rid of it all?

After running Avast, I discovered some infected Java files on my macbook (10.5.8). I deleted them in Avast, but how do I know if I've gotten rid of it all? Is it on my Time Machine back up? Do I need to change my passwords? Do I need to take this to a Genius Bar, or can I fix it myself? [more inside]
posted by min on Jan 15, 2013 - 3 answers

The death of QuickTime for Java?

I have a new Mac with OSX 10.6.3 and QuickTime Player (Version 10.0) already installed and want to know whether I can still get QuickTime for Java. [more inside]
posted by kisch mokusch on Jul 10, 2010 - 10 answers

Wasn't broken but Apple fixed it anyhow

Why did the latest OS X update break Java and how do I fix it? [more inside]
posted by R_Nebblesworth on Jul 8, 2009 - 6 answers

XCodes mysterious death

Why has XCode suddenly completely stopped working? Reinstallation has done nothing. It seemed to be working one day and then the next not at all, with no obvious changes to my system that I can think of. [more inside]
posted by lukeo05 on Apr 1, 2009 - 3 answers

Help figure out why my applet won't run on my Mac.

Why would an applet work fine on my school's Windows computers, only to throw "java.security.AccessControlException: access denied (java.io.FilePermission filename.gif read)" when I attempt to run it on my Mac? This is using a lot of Java stuff I'm quite unfamiliar with, so be prepared to talk down to me. The thing-I-don't-understand in question is mostly something called MediaTracker, if that rings any bells. Many more details inside and upon request. [more inside]
posted by MadamM on May 19, 2008 - 7 answers

Of Puzzle Pirates, Java and Mac OS X

I recently installed Puzzle Pirates on a brand new iMac running OS X 10.4.9 (Tiger). I'm having some odd behavior which is making most of the game unplayable. I don't expect anyone here to debug the program (I won't complain if you do), but rather I am looking for other ideas for troubleshooting strategies. Details and screencast inside. [more inside]
posted by mikepop on Apr 10, 2007 - 15 answers

Java?! More like molasses.

Why are java apps so slow on OS X? [more inside]
posted by photoslob on Dec 23, 2006 - 16 answers

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