The Java update for Mac is out with improved compatibility, security and reliability. It is recommended to upgrade and just to make sure back up your hard drive using Time Machine. It has been 5 months since the last update and it is recommended to close all applications when installing this.

To install the update click this link: Java Update for Mac

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Then this will guide you through the installation or you can also find the update when you check for software updates at the top left hand corner of your Mac, when you click the Apple logo and then: Software Update...