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Resolving Legacy Java Issue in Mac Catalina

peterman Member Posts: 1
edited Jan 8, 2020 12:20PM in Java User Groups Discussions

Hi everyone,

I have an recurring issue that I'm sure many people have dealt with - I updated my Mac operating system two years ago to OS 10.10 and started to receive the message that many people did:

Pop up window saying I need a JDK.png

When I visited "More Info," it allowed me to download the latest java package, but it didn't work and I continued to receive the message. I went to Apple's website to resolve the issue (below) and downloaded the legacy package.

Apple website with java legacy package.png

When I attempted to install the legacy package I got a message that looked like this below: Screen Shot 2020-01-08 at 5.20.47 PM.png

I then followed the directions for uninstalling java as well as used the uninstallerScreen Shot 2020-01-08 at 5.20.26 PM.png

Screen Shot 2020-01-08 at 5.20.00 PM.png

I then retried to install the JavaForOSX.pkg legacy package and still got this message:

Screen Shot 2020-01-08 at 5.20.47 PM.png

I just updated my operating system to Catalina 10.15.2 and I still get the message:

Pop up window saying I need a JDK.png

Could someone please help me think through a way to fix this issue now that I have Catalina 10.15.2? Thanks very much,