[Java] Reverting to Previous Versions (MAC)

Tags java
Issue / Question

Users may need to revert to an older version of Java if they experience incompatibility issues with a program.  

  • Platform
    • Java
  • Audience Affected
    • Students​​​​​​​
    • Faculty
    • Staff
Uninstall Current Version of Java
  1. Select  Finder icon located in the dock
  2. Select Applications tab on the sidebar
  3. Search  JavaAppletPlugin.plugin 
  4. Right Click JavaAppletPlugin.plugin
  5. Select Move to Trash
Install Desired Version of Java
  1. Select the Java SE 8 Archive Downloads link 
  2. Select Desired Version of Java
  3. Run Install file
  4. Double Click installer to start the installation
  5. Select Open 
  6. Enter Machine's password
  7. Select Next and Java 8 Update 151 will install on the machine
  8. Select Close to finalize the installation

For additional assistance, please contact Information Technology Services - Client Experience & Solutions Group (208) 282-4357 or through  chat


Article ID: 123699
Tue 1/5/21 1:33 PM
Fri 9/24/21 1:32 PM