That's why I call it a workaround instead of a fix.I figure Apple is mucking around with Siri and perhaps caused a bug or some sort of corruption.We respect its storied history, and value the contributions of its many readers, but we can no longer support it at the level it deserves.
In Lin Castor (which you need to double-click twice to fully open for editing): on handle_url(args) if (|URL| of args starts with "https://mail.google.") then tell application "Google Chrome" open location |URL| of args end tell else if (|URL| of args starts with " then tell application "Firefox" open location |URL| of args end tell else tell application "Safari" open location |URL| of args end tell end return 1 end Obviously you should customize the code to suite your own specific needs.
You can validate the script right in Lin Castor before saving/activating it.
To fix things for the moment I simply removed the jdk folders.
And then checked that the reported version of Java was 1.6 on each Mac.
Recently, I was trying to get a Java applet to run in the same way on 2 i Macs and my Mac Book Air.