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I need 1.8 for it to work with another application but can't figure out how to upgrade it. There's not much information on this on the internet as far as I can see.It's hard to say exactly when Java browser plugins will fully disappear, but if you're using a modern web browser like Microsoft Edge or Google Chrome then you're already one step ahead.Businesses who still rely on Java browser plugins will be able to continue using them in compatible browsers for the short-term, but Oracle is providing them with a big warning that this is the final nail in the coffin of its Java browser plugin.Specs: Thank you for your interest in this question.Because it has attracted low-quality or spam answers that had to be removed, posting an answer now requires 10 reputation on this site (the association bonus does not count).Microsoft and Google have both killed off support for Java applets in Edge and Chrome, leaving Internet Explorer and Safari as the only alternatives for people who really need Java applications in their browser.