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Should I remove Java 6 Update 21?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
9% remove it91% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #2,755
United States Rank #3,203
Reach 0.2552%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 11.37 days
335.30 days >
Average installed length: 176.17 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
6.0.210 100.00%

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Java 6 Update 21

What is Java 6 Update 21?

Java SE 6 update realease contains no security fixes; support for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.4 and 5.5, Oracle Enterprise Linux 4.8, 5.4, 5.5; Google Chrome 4 support; support for Customized Loading Progress Indicators; Hotspot VM 17.0; VisualVM 1.2.2.

About  (from Oracle)

Java SE 6 features and enhancements to the platform. Java SE 6 streamlines web service and XML development, simplifies GUI development and augments native desktop support, expands programmatic access to native security facilities, and is the first release to offer a standardized framework for scripting languages. NetBe...  Read more

Overview

It adds a Browser Helper Object (BHO) to Internet Explorer. The main program executable is javaws.exe. The software installer includes 66 files and is usually about 13.19 MB (13,828,763 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: java.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Java\jre6\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{26A24AE4-039D-4CA4-87B4-2F83216021FF}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 13.19 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Java 6 Update 21

Program executable:javaws.exe
Name:Java(TM) Platform SE 6 U21
Java(TM) Web Start Launcher
Path:C:\Program Files\java\jre6\bin\javaws.exe
MD5:f59308c816904d13fa6be88dae4d2ced
Additional files:
  • awt.dll - Java(TM) Platform SE 6 U21 (Java(TM) Platform SE binary)
  • axbridge.dll - ActiveX Bridge for JavaBeans(TM)
  • dcpr.dll
  • deploy.dll - Java(TM) Deployment Library
  • deployJava1.dll
  • dt_shmem.dll
  • dt_socket.dll
  • eula.dll - EULA
  • fontmanager.dll
  • hpi.dll
  • hprof.dll
  • instrument.dll
  • ioser12.dll
  • j2pcsc.dll
  • j2pkcs11.dll
  • jaas_nt.dll
  • java.dll
  • java.exe
  • java_crw_demo.dll
  • javacpl.exe - Java(TM) Control Panel
  • java-rmi.exe
  • javaw.exe
  • jawt.dll
  • jbroker.exe
  • JdbcOdbc.dll
  • jdwp.dll
  • jkernel.dll
  • jli.dll
  • jp2iexp.dll
  • jp2launcher.exe
  • jp2native.dll
  • jp2ssv.dll
  • jpeg.dll
  • jpicom.dll - Java(TM) Plug-in COM Library
  • jpiexp.dll - Java(TM) Plug-in for Internet Explorer
  • jpinscp.dll
  • jpioji.dll
  • jpishare.dll - Java(TM) Plug-in Share Library
  • jqs.exe - Java(TM) Quick Starter Service
  • jqsnotify.exe - Java(TM) Quick Starter binary
  • jsound.dll
  • jsoundds.dll
  • keytool.exe
  • kinit.exe
  • klist.exe
  • ktab.exe
  • management.dll
  • mlib_image.dll
  • net.dll
  • nio.dll
  • orbd.exe
  • pack200.exe
  • policytool.exe
  • regutils.dll
  • rmid.exe
  • rmiregistry.exe
  • servertool.exe
  • ssvagent.exe
  • tnameserv.exe
  • unpack200.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • jp2ssv.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'Java(tm) Plug-In 2 SSV Helper' with the class of {DBC80044-A445-435b-BC74-9C25C1C588A9}.

How do I remove Java 6 Update 21?

Quickly and completely remove Java(TM) 6 Update 21 from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Java 6 Update 21 from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Java(TM) 6 Update 21, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove Java 6 Update 21.

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by Java 6 Update 21 you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 62%
Win Server 2003 0%
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%
 
GLOBAL RANK
#2,755

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 76.65%
Windows XP 11.90%
Windows 8 6.73%
Windows Vista 4.69%
Windows Server 2003 0.03%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 36.25%
Windows 7 Ultimate 25.61%
Microsoft Windows XP 11.68%
Windows 7 Professional 8.20%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 3.68%
Windows 7 Starter 2.47%

Distribution by countryGeography

37.07% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 37.07%
  Germany 9.78%
  Iran 9.47%
  India 3.15%
  Brazil 3.10%
  Canada 3.05%
  United Kingdom 2.59%
  France 1.97%
  Italy 1.66%
  Spain 1.54%
  Australia 1.42%
  Turkey 1.20%
  Netherlands 1.08%
  Mexico 0.91%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 40.27%
Dell 19.88%
Acer 11.11%
GIGABYTE 9.23%
Medion 5.93%
ASUS 4.43%
Toshiba 2.05%
Lenovo 1.84%
Intel 1.84%
Samsung 1.63%
American Megatrends 1.17%
Sahara 0.63%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 10.52%
Hewlett-Packard Presario ... 10.37%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 9.48%
HP G62 Notebook PC 7.31%
MEDIONPC MS-7708 4.70%
Dell Inspiron N5110 3.13%

About Oracle

Oracle specializes in developingcomputer hardware systems and enterprise software products such as database management systems.
Publisher URL: www.oracle.com

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