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macrumors regular
Original poster
May 29, 2011
I got pissed off on my new imac OS x lion coz when i put my broadband internet it wont detected coz need to install java run time in OS X lion? in order me to install my broadband, i nver had an experience on imac snow leopard, and i wonder why they didn't installed it right away everything upon delivery, tsk tsk does anybody here has an idea on how am going to treat this? im trying to copy the java run time from my OS snow leopard to OS x lion but it didn't work


macrumors regular
May 19, 2005
Dubbo, NSW
Goto applications/utilities and have preferences and it will ask to download it via software update which install the latest java version available.

It should show when downloading Java for OS X Lion 2012-003

Hope this helps


Staff member
Jan 23, 2005
Starting with Lion, Java runtime is not installed by default so what you are seeing is normal.

Somehow you are going to need to DL Lion Java onto your machine from this link. Can you download this from another machine somewhere and copy it to a thumb drive and then to your Lion machine?

What should happen is the first time you run something that needs Java you will get a popup asking if you want to DL and install Java. But you are in a bit of a fix since you can't get your machine onto the Internet to start with, so that won't work for you.
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