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How to Disable Java

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Internet Explorer 8 and 10

*for Internet Explorer 9, please contact TCC at 312-362-8765

1. Open Browser

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2. On the top bar, to the right, click on Tools then on Internet Options

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3. In the Internet Options window, click the Programs tab, then click the Manage add-ons button.

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4. Right click Java Plug-In SSV Helper and click Disable. Then right click Java Plug-In 2 SSV Helper and click Disable.

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Google Chrome

1. Open Chrome

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2. In the address bar, type chrome:plugins

 

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3. In the new window, scroll down to section labeled Java(TM) and click the disable link.

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Firefox

1. Open Firefox

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2. Click on the Orange Firefox button in the upper left corner. Then click on Add-ons.

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3. Click Plugins in the left column.

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4. In the row that says Java(TM) Platform, click the Disable button.

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Safari

1. Open Safari.

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2. On the top bar, click on Safari, then click Preferences.

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3. In the new window, click on the Security tab, then Uncheck the "Enable Java" box.

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