About Java for OS X Lion 2012-004

Java for OS X Lion 2012-004 delivers improved security, reliability, and compatibility for Java SE 6. Java for OS X Lion 2012-004 supersedes all previous versions of Java for OS X Lion.

This update configures the Java plug-in to deactivate when no applets are run for an extended period of time. If the previous update named "Java for OS X Lion 2012-003" was not installed on your computer, this update will disable the Java web plug-in immediately. Re-enable Java applets by clicking the region labeled "Inactive plug-in" on a webpage.

This release updates Java SE 6 to version 1.6.0_33.

This release is for OS X Lion versions 10.7 or later.

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Last Modified: Jun 12, 2012
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