Java Installation
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 If SayIt was launched from an executable (.exe) file instead of with Java Web Start, these instructions are not applicable. 


Install Java on Mac

A Mac computer must have the latest version of Java 8 installed. 

 

  1. Go to the Java.com and click the Java Download button. (SayIt is not supported on any version of Java other than 8.)
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You do NOT need to uninstall an older version of Java before installing a newer one.

 

  1. Click the Agree and Start Free Download button.
 You may see a warning from Java regarding updated license terms from Oracle. Check with your internal IT department or contact Oracle directly to determine if additional licensing is necessary for your usage. See Java License Update for more information. 

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  1. A DMG file will download in your web browser. The download will look different depending on which browser you use.
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  2. Open the DMG file when the download is complete.
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  3. A window will open that includes a Java install app. Click on the Java app icon to open it.
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  4. By default, Mac's Gatekeeper only allows you to download apps from the Apple App Store. Since this Java app is not in the App Store and it was installed directly from the internet, the macOS produces a warning message when you try to launch it. Java is safe, but we're going to have to go to the security settings to allow this app to open. Click OPEN on this message.
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  5. In order to grant the computer permission to open Java, you will need to enter your password. Enter your computer administrator password and click OK.
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  6. A Welcome to Java - Updated License Terms window will open. Click the Install button to install Java on your Mac.
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  7. When you see the success message, click the Close button.
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Install Java on Windows

We recommend you install SayIt on Windows using the executable file, which does not require a separate Java install. However if you need to launch SayIt using Java Web Start, proceed with the instructions below. 

 

  1. Go to the Java.com and click the Java Download button. (SayIt is not supported on any version of Java other than 8.)
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  2. Click the Agree and Start Free Download button.
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You may see a warning from Java regarding updated license terms from Oracle. Check with your internal IT department or contact Oracle directly to determine if additional licensing is necessary for your usage. See Java License Update for more information. Z

  1. An executable (.exe) file will download in your web browser. The download will look different depending on which browser you use.
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  2. Open the .exe file when the download is complete.
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  3. A Welcome to Java message will open. Click the Install button to start the installation.
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  4. A User Account Control message will appear asking Do you want to allow this app [Java SE Runtime...] to make changes to your device? Click Yes to allow the install to proceed.
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  5. Java will install.
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  6. When the installation is complete you'll see a message stating that you have successfully installed Java. Click the Close button.
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