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    Section 1 of 3: Macintosh OS X Lion (10.7)

    Apple no longer provides an automatic installation of Java starting with OS X 10.7, and it must be downloaded manually from Apple

    1. Browse to http://support.apple.com/kb/DL1572

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    2. Click Download.

    The file should show in the downloaded files list in Safari
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    3. Double-Click JavaForMacOSX10.7.dmg

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    4. Double-Click JavaForMacOSX10.7.pkg

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    5. Click Continue

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    6. Click Continue

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    7. Click Continue

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    8. Click Agree

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    9. Click Install

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    10. Enter your administrator password

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    11. Click Install Software

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    12. When the installation is complete, click close

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    Section 2 of 3: Macintosh

    Apple provides and updates its own version of Java, for Mac OS X version 10.6 and below, and is available through Apple Software Update

    1. Click on the Apple Menu

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    2. Select Software Update, it will take several moments to scan and load

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    3. If a Java update is available then it will be listed, if it is not listed then you are up to date with the most recent version of Java for Mac

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    4. If it is listed, then verify it is checked and click Install

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    Section 3 of 3: Windows

    1. Browse to http://www.java.com/en/download/inc/windows_upgrade_ie.jsp

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    2. Click Agree and  Start Free Download

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    3. Click Run

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    4. If a security warning appears, click Run

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    5. Click Install

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    6. Uncheck the Install the Yahoo! Toolbar box

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    7. Click Next and the software will install

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    8. Click Close

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