About Java for Mac OS X v10.6 Update 12
Java for Mac OS X v10.6 Update 12 delivers improved security, reliability, and compatibility for Java SE 6. Java for Mac OS X v10.6 Update 12 supersedes all previous versions of Java for Mac OS X v10.6.
This release updates the Apple-provided system Java SE 6 to version 1.6.0_39 for Mac OS X v10.6.
On systems that have not already installed Java for Mac OS X 10.6 update 9 or later, this update will configure web browsers to not automatically run Java applets. You may re-enable Java applets by clicking the region labeled "Inactive plug-in" on a webpage. If no applets have been run for an extended period of time, the Java web plug-in will deactivate.
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