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Should I remove Java 6 Update 23?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
4% remove it96% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #7,413
United States Rank #5,738
Reach 0.0659%
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Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)

Versions

VersionDistribution
6.0.230 100.00%

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Java 6 Update 23

Overview

Java 6 Update 23 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 48 files and is usually about 13.48 MB (14,136,650 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 55% of users of Java 6 Update 23 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-4CA4-87B4-2F83216013FF}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 13.48 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Java 6 Update 23

Program executable:javaws.exe
Name:Java(TM) Platform SE 6 U23
Java(TM) Web Start Launcher
Path:C:\Program Files\java\jre6\bin\javaws.exe
MD5:d96314524d582dc820ccbf40f9cfdd69
Additional files:
  • npdeployJava1.dll - Java Deployment Toolkit 6.0.230.5 (NPRuntime Script Plug-in Library for Java(TM) Deploy)
  • awt.dll - Java(TM) Platform SE 6 U23 (Java(TM) Platform SE binary)
  • axbridge.dll - ActiveX Bridge pour 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 Plug-in pour Internet Explorer
  • jpinscp.dll
  • jpioji.dll
  • jpishare.dll - Java(TM) Plug-in Share Library
  • jqs.exe - Java(TM) Quick Starter Service
  • jqs_plugin.dll - Java(TM) Quick Starter binary
  • jqsnotify.exe
  • jsound.dll
  • npjpi160_23.dll - Classic Java Plug-in 1.6.0_23 for Netscape and Mozilla
  • regutils.dll
  • ssv.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Google Chrome Plugin
  • npdeployJava1.dll is loaded in the Google Chrome web browser as 'npdeployJava1.dll'.
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}.
Internet Explorer Extension
  • jp2iexp.dll is installed as an Internet Explorer extension using the class {08B0E5C0-4FCB-11CF-AAA5-00401C608501}.
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

java.exe
Memory:48.92 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0004787777%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00021115%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00026763%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:4,430,129
8,062,084 average
Switches/sec:11
70 average
I/O reads/min:1.17 KB
435.61 KB average

How do I remove Java 6 Update 23?

Quickly and completely remove Java(TM) 6 Update 23 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 23 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 23, 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 23.

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by Java 6 Update 23 you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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Google Chrome

HOW IT RUNS
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%
 
GLOBAL RANK
#7,413

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 50.59%
Windows Vista 26.43%
Windows XP 20.71%
Windows 8 2.05%
Windows Server 2003 0.22%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 37.95%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 21.78%
Microsoft Windows XP 20.24%
Windows 7 Professional 5.39%
Windows 7 Ultimate 4.95%
Windows Vista Home Basic 2.53%

Distribution by countryGeography

55.41% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 55.41%
  United Kingdom 6.26%
  Germany 5.41%
  Canada 5.33%
  France 4.65%
  Australia 2.62%
  Italy 2.28%
  Israel 1.78%
  Netherlands 1.69%
  Spain 1.18%
  India 0.85%
  Mexico 0.85%
  Japan 0.76%
  Austria 0.59%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 37.92%
Dell 30.06%
Acer 10.27%
Toshiba 7.10%
American Megatrends 2.87%
Intel 2.72%
GIGABYTE 2.57%
Sahara 2.11%
Gateway 1.36%
Samsung 1.36%
ASUS 1.06%
Lenovo 0.60%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 7.25%
Dell Inspiron 1545 5.44%
HP G62 Notebook PC 5.18%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 5.18%
HP G60 Notebook PC 4.40%
Dell Inspiron 530 2.85%

Publisher URL: www.oracle.com/us/sun/index.htm

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