How To Disable Java

Java has recently been exploited and using it could make you vulnerable to computer attacks. Here’s how to temporarily disable Java.

Internet Explorer 9

Go to Tools –> Manage Addons

Under the Oracle America Inc section, click the Java applets shown and at the bottom right, click Disable. It should like something like this:

how to disable java in ie9


Open Chrome and type chrome://plugins in the address bar

Scroll down to the Java section and click Disable. It should look something like this:

how to disable java in chrome


You can always permanently remove Java from your computer by going to (Win7) Programs and Features and removing the all Java entries.

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