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VersionDistribution
6.0.210 100.00%

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Java 6 Update 21

What is Java 6 Update 21?  (from Sun Microsystems)

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

Java 6 Update 21 is a program developed by Sun Microsystems. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. It adds a Browser Helper Object (BHO) to Internet Explorer. The main program executable is javaws.exe. The software installer includes 59 files and is usually about 14.01 MB (14,691,687 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows Vista (SP2). While about 54% of users of Java 6 Update 21 come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: java.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Java\jre6\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{26A24AE4-039D-4CA4-87B4-2F83216020FF}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 14.01 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
MD5:06cce24882d9577d3795432e1b22fe4a
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
  • muCommander.exe - Java(TM) Platform SE 6 U17
  • orbd.exe
  • pack200.exe
  • policytool.exe
  • 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}.
Service
  • jqs.exe runs as a service named 'Java Quick Starter' (JavaQuickStarterService) "Prefetches JRE files for faster startup of Java applets and applications".

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

muCommander.exe
Memory:100.32 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0007119518%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00038814%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00032381%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:2,762,447
8,062,084 average
Switches/sec:9
70 average
I/O reads/min:27.84 KB
435.61 KB average

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.

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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) 40%
Win 7 0%
 
HOW IT RUNS
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 45.23%
Windows Vista 27.98%
Windows XP 25.87%
Windows 8 0.92%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 32.19%
Microsoft Windows XP 25.30%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 22.98%
Windows 7 Professional 6.33%
Windows 7 Ultimate 4.56%
Windows Vista Home Basic 3.81%

Distribution by countryGeography

54.10% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 54.10%
  United Kingdom 6.21%
  Germany 5.21%
  Canada 4.14%
  France 3.71%
  Italy 3.14%
  Australia 2.36%
  Netherlands 2.00%
  Belgium 1.78%
  Spain 1.36%
  Israel 1.28%
  Japan 0.93%
  Brazil 0.71%
  Taiwan 0.64%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 34.32%
Dell 27.57%
Acer 12.03%
Toshiba 6.76%
GIGABYTE 5.41%
American Megatrends 4.19%
Sahara 2.84%
Intel 2.84%
Medion 1.08%
ASUS 0.95%
Lenovo 0.68%
NEC 0.68%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 10.62%
HP G60 Notebook PC 4.40%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 4.40%
Dell Inspiron 1545 4.15%
HP G61 Notebook PC 3.11%
HP Pavilion dv4 Notebook ... 2.59%

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