Uninstall Java On Mac

How to uninstall Java on Mac

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Written by Nestor Ramirez
Updated over a week ago

Java 251 for Mac and Windows is REQUIRED

Uninstall Oracle Java using the Terminal

Note: To uninstall Java, you must have Administrator privileges and execute the remove command either as root or by using the sudo tool.

Remove one directory and one file (a symlink), as follows:

  1. Click on the Finder icon located in your dock

  2. Click on the Utilities folder

  3. Double-click on the Terminal icon

  4. In the Terminal window Copy and Paste the commands below:

    sudo rm -fr /Library/Internet\ Plug-Ins/JavaAppletPlugin.plugin

    sudo rm -fr /Library/PreferencePanes/JavaControlPanel.prefPane

    sudo rm -fr ~/Library/Application\ Support/Oracle/Java

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