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81Tiger04

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I was going to clear my Java cache earlier today ... and noticed that Java Preferences cannot be found in my Utilities folder. In fact, I cannot find it anywhere. Is it possible that I deleted it? Any suggestions on what to do?
 

NoBoMac

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Did you check your System Preferences' "other" preference panes, the ones at the bottom of the window?

Pathname to it, at least what Oracle ships:

/Library/PreferencePanes/JavaControlPanel.prefPane
 

81Tiger04

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Any thoughts? I mean is it possible I deleted it? And if so, what should I do?
 

81Tiger04

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Looks like it worked as I can now see it in System Preferences.

However, how do I clear my cache?
 

Weaselboy

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Looks like it worked as I can now see it in System Preferences.

However, how do I clear my cache?

I don't have Java installed, so don't recall the exact tab, but if you open that pref pane and look around in the settings there I know there is what that deletes all the cache.
 

81Tiger04

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I don't have Java installed, so don't recall the exact tab, but if you open that pref pane and look around in the settings there I know there is what that deletes all the cache.

Under System Preferences, in the Java Control Panel, the tabs are:

General
Update
Java
Security
Advanced
 

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Under System Preferences, in the Java Control Panel, the tabs are:

General
Update
Java
Security
Advanced

From memory, I think it was in advanced. I believe there was a setting to control the size of the cache and another there to delete the cache.
 

81Tiger04

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Found it!

Under General > Temporary File Settings ...

Gives you the ability to change size or to Delete Files. Thanks for your help guys!
 
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