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Recently Apple released a Java update. I mindlessly downloaded and installed it, thinking it must be good (I know that was stupid on my part). Now chrome doesn't work where sites require Java support. In terminal, java -version shows I have the 64bit version installed.

I know Chrome does not support 64bit Java. I'd like to go back to the last version that worked for me, the 32-bit version. I don't want to use Safari or Firefox. I'd like Chrome to work. I have too much invested in customizing it to work with another browser.

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Peculiarly, I've found that the best way to fix Java problems is to look around on various Minecraft websites. –  Tortoise Nov 4 '12 at 23:41
    
Have you tried going to java.com? –  Josiah Nov 5 '12 at 1:43
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I recently had the same issue with Chrome. Check the answers towards the end of this Apple Support thread for the fix: https://discussions.apple.com/message/20185736?ac_cid=tw123456#20185736

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Try downloading the appropriate 32bit version of JRE from their website but first uninstall this version of java from whatever is mac's equivalent of control panel

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