Disable the Java Plugin


1.) From the 'Open Menu' button, select 'Add-ons and themes'

An image of the Menu in a Firefox web browser

2.) From the Plugins bar (1), click the 'Disable' button (2) next to 'Java(TM) Platform ....'

The plugins option (1) and the disable button (2) in Firefox web browser

3.) Close and re-open the browser

Internet Explorer

1.) Click the 'Tools' menu and then select 'Manage Add-ons' 

An image of the Tools Menu in Internet Explorer

2.) In the dropbox below 'Show,' select 'All Add-ons'

An image showing the dropdown field to change.

3.) Select any line identified as 'Java' and click 'Disable/Disable all'

An image of items labeled Java to disable.

4.) Close and re-open the browser


1.) Click 'Preferences' in the Safari menu

An image of the preferences location in Safari

2.) From the Security tab (1), uncheck 'Enable JavaScript'

An image of the Security tab in Java Script

3.) Close and re-open the browser


1.) At the top corner of the browser, select 'Settings'  > 'Extensions' > 'Get extensions for Microsoft Edge'.

An image of web browser menu in Edge

2.) Right-Click the extension icon next to the address bar. Next, select 'Remove from Microsoft Edge' > 'Remove'. 

3.) You can also remove an extension by selecting 'Settings' > 'Extensions', and then selecting 'Remove' under the extension you want to remove. Select 'Remove' again to confirm.


Google Chrome

Chrome browser versions 42 and above. Starting with Chrome version 42 (released April 2015), Chrome has disabled the standard way in which browsers support plugins. 

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Tue 5/28/19 11:00 AM
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