Activate and off Java in Google Chrome

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Google Chrome has established itself in a short time become a popular solution for surfing the Internet on many computers. In addition to its reliability, the sleek design for the browser speaks. To ensure that all content in the browser can be displayed clean, setting up the Java runtime environment in the browser is needed.

An activated Java in the browser is required by many websites to display content correctly and to be able to run applications on Internet sites correctly. This is in Java to an external program that needs to be set up only via a download and install on their own computer.

So can activate the Java plug-in from Google Chrome

After installing Java is activated directly in the normal case in Google Chrome. Should this not be the case, one can also carry out the activation of Java manually. For this you control over the Google Chrome menu to the right of the address bar the settings. which are in the new window that appears "Advanced Settings display" in the next step. Under the "Privacy" section, click on the "Content Settings".

Google Chrome Java screenshot

Now you should be not be confused by the similar names and let the section "JavaScript" on the left. In the lower part there is the menu for the plug-ins. Here you now click on the blue area "Disable individual plug-ins." In the following overview all installed plug-ins are listed. Here you can check whether Java is enabled in Google Chrome. If not, can be performed on the corresponding area by clicking it. Experienced users will find the menu for the plug-in the way quickly via input from: (without quotes) in the address bar of the browser "chrome // plugins".

disable at vulnerabilities or bugs Java in Google Chrome

From time to time it happens that hackers do in the Java software vulnerabilities found and smuggled through the Java application in the browser malware on third-party computers. For this reason, disabling Java in Google Chrome is sometimes appropriate. Often it is enough to bring about the above-described way, the plug-in options in Google Chrome and temporarily disable Java in the browser until the security hole is filled by an update. Users who want to guarantee full security, Java can remove software also completely from the hard drive and play again back to the system after successful eradication of virtual threat.

Google Chrome Java screenshot