How to uninstall or disable Java in Internet Explorer, Firefox, Chrome and Opera
This article will tell you how to remove or disable Java on a computer running Windows and how to disable the Java plugin in Internet Explorer, Firefox, Chrome and Opera.
Remove Java from computer
To completely remove Java from your Windows computer, press Win + R to open the Run dialog. Next, enter appwiz.cpl and click OK.
On the screen appears the window «Programs and features». In the list of installed programs find Java and click «Uninstall».
To disable Java, go to «control Panel», go to «Programs» and open the Java applet.
Open the Java control panel. In the Security tab you can activate the highest level of security or to disable Java completely – to do this, uncheck the option Enable Java content in the browser and click Apply/OK.
Disable the Java plugin in IE
To disable Java plugin in Internet Explorer, you can use the add-in Manager. Through it, you need to disable Java(tm) Plug-in 2 SSV Helper and Sun Microsystems Deployment Toolkit. But that’s really not enough. Still need to change some registry settings to completely disable Java in IE. You can read more in this article on the Microsoft website.
On the basis of the articles were created by this fix, which you can download and run that the necessary changes have been automatically entered into the registry, but first don’t forget to create the system restore point.
Disable the Java plugin in Firefox
To disable Java in Mozilla Firefox, in the browser menu select «Tools» and then click on «add-Ons».
Now just disable all mentions of Java which you will find under «Plugins».
Disable the Java plugin in Chrome
To disable Java in Google Chrome, type in the address bar chrome://plugins and press Enter.
In the list of plugins, find the Java plugin and click «Disable».
Disable the Java plugin in Opera
Start your browser, enter opera:plugins in the address bar and press Enter.
In the list of plugins, find the Java plugin and disable it.