Can't find Java in System Preferences

Discussion in 'Mac Basics and Help' started by Jimmy Carozza, May 26, 2014.

  1. Jimmy Carozza macrumors newbie

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    Hello I have a Mac OS X 10.6.8 and where java should be in system preferences there is nothing. I have java 7 and if anyone could help it would be amazing I've spent 4+ hours trying to find it lol.
     
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    In the search box in the upper right of System Preferences, did you type Java? If it doesn't show up with anything, it's probably not installed.
     
  3. Jimmy Carozza thread starter macrumors newbie

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    It doesn't say anything but I do have it because in the control panel is says I have java 6/7
     
  4. DeltaMac macrumors 604

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    Java 7 is not compatible with OS X 10.6.8
    Minimum requirements for Java 7 is OS X 10.7.3, or higher.
     
  5. Jimmy Carozza thread starter macrumors newbie

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  6. Jimmy Carozza thread starter macrumors newbie

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    I cant find JavaAppletPlugin.plugin but in java preferences it says i have Java SE 7
     

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