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If you need to enable or disable Java in the Safari browser on Mac OSX, use the following steps:

  • Click on "Safari" in the top menu
  • Select "Preferences" from the drop down menu that appears
  • Click on the "Security" icon
  • Check "Enable Java" to turn on Java   OR  uncheck "Enable Java" to disable Java


Keep Your Java Patched to Help Protect your Mac!

Make sure you are automatically pulling software updates on your Mac to keep your Java patched.  The Flashback Trojan and other malware can exploit security holes in unpatched versions of Java.  Instructions for turning on Software Update can be found here.