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Using Mountation Lion, I've mistakenly removed all of the content in /System/Library/Frameworks/JavaVM.framework/Versions How can I get java working again on my machine? (I don't have it in Trash)

Also worth noting, I do have /Library/Java/JavaVirtualMachines/jdk1.7.0_51.jdk

UPDATE: I ended up upgrading to Mavericks.

marked as duplicate by bmike Mar 13 '14 at 13:40

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  • Have you tried downloading it again here?java.com/en/download/mac_download.jsp – dennismuijs Mar 13 '14 at 12:38
  • @dennismuys, Yes, I'm getting 'The installation failed' message without too much detail. – Anonymous Mar 13 '14 at 12:42
  • We have a "canonical" question that covers your options in pretty good detail. Please edit your question to explain why/how that doesn't get you out of your situation and this can easily be reopened for an answer that doesn't fit he generic case. apple.stackexchange.com/questions/116611/… – bmike Mar 13 '14 at 13:34
  • @bmike, unfortunately, there is no //System/Library/Frameworks/JavaVM.framework/ in the Base System mount. – Anonymous Mar 13 '14 at 14:00
  • Yes, but you have reinstall, backup, get from another Mac options all in that thread. However if you edit your post to explain why you can't fix it or won't fix it using some / all of the steps outlined, this post will get reviewed for reopening. – bmike Mar 13 '14 at 14:47

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