At that time, Oracle became the self-described “steward of Java technology.” Many applications and web sites use Java.
When you're done with those websites, disable the Java web plug-in again.
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The Java plug-in is no longer supported by the Google Chrome web browser.
The Microsoft Edge web browser has never included Java support. To allow Java to run, you may need to click the Allow Now button when prompted.
If a new version of Java is available, the notification will display your current version, and the new Java version.
Click the red Download Java Now button to update Java on your computer.
To always allow Java to run on the web site if you wish, click the Allow and Remember button.
You may also see a Java Update Needed alert dialog display that informs you if Your Java version is out of date.
The update process will prompt you to read and agree to the end user license agreement.
If you agree, click Agree and Start Free Download to continue. Click the Install button to continue with the installation.
Before Java 7 Update 6, Apple provided and maintained its own “flavor” of Java for Mac.