Archived - Mac OS X 10.5: Some applications may unexpectedly quit after Java Update 4 is installed

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After installing Mac OS X 10.5 Java Update 4, applications such as Mail, Safari, iChat, iMovie, and iPhoto may unexpectedly quit each time they are opened.


Delete the file "JavaPluginCocoa.bundle" located in the "~/Library/Internet Plug-Ins" directory. Follow these steps:

  1. Click the Finder icon in the Dock.
  2. From the Go menu, choose Home.
  3. Double-click Library.
  4. Double-click Internet Plug-Ins.
  5. If the JavaPluginCocoa.bundle exists, drag it to the Trash.
  6. Reopen the application that unexpectedly quit.
Last Modified: May 13, 2013
  • Last Modified: May 13, 2013
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