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What percent of users and experts removed it?
4% remove it96% keep it
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United States Rank #2,615
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VersionDistribution
6.0.290 100.00%

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Java 6 Update 29

What is Java 6 Update 29?

Java SE 6 update realease contains 20 security fixes, various bug fixes.

About  (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 29 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 software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The main program executable is javaws.exe. The software installer includes 66 files and is usually about 14.78 MB (15,500,553 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 50% of users of Java 6 Update 29 come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: java.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Java\jre6\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{26A24AE4-039D-4CA4-87B4-2F83216017FF}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 14.78 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Java 6 Update 29

Program executable:javaws.exe
Name:Java(TM) Platform SE 6 U29
Java(TM) Web Start Launcher
Path:C:\Program Files\java\jre6\bin\javaws.exe
MD5:afbf77a659abea37ebe3994656970cf2
Additional files:
  • npdeployJava1.dll - Java Deployment Toolkit 6.0.290.11 (NPRuntime Script Plug-in Library for Java(TM) Deploy)
  • awt.dll - Java(TM) Platform SE 6 U29 (Java(TM) Platform SE binary)
  • axbridge.dll - ActiveX Bridge for JavaBeans(TM)
  • crazyloader.exe - Java(TM) Platform SE 6 U22
  • 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 para 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
  • keytool.exe
  • kinit.exe
  • klist.exe
  • ktab.exe
  • npjp2.dll - Next Generation Java Plug-in 1.6.0_29 for Mozilla browsers
  • npjpi160_29.dll - Classic Java Plug-in 1.6.0_29 for Netscape and Mozilla
  • orbd.exe
  • pack200.exe
  • policytool.exe
  • regutils.dll
  • rmid.exe
  • rmiregistry.exe
  • servertool.exe
  • ssv.dll
  • ssvagent.exe
  • tnameserv.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Google Chrome Plugins
  • npjp2.dll is loaded in the Google Chrome web browser as 'npjp2.dll'.
  • npdeployJava1.dll is loaded in the Google Chrome web browser as 'npdeployJava1.dll'.
2 Internet Explorer BHOs
  • 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}.
  • jqs_plugin.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a Browser Helper Object with the class of {E7E6F031-17CE-4C07-BC86-EABFE594F69C}.
Service
  • jqs.exe runs as a service named 'Java Quick Starter' (JavaQuickStarterService) "Prefetches JRE files for faster startup of Java applets and applications".
3 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • javaw.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Java\jre6\bin\javaw.exe'.
  • java.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Java\jre6\bin\java.exe'.
  • crazyloader.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Programas\Java\jre6\bin\javaw.exe'.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

javaw.exe
Memory:420.28 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0000677415%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00000908%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00005866%
0.015104% average

How do I remove Java 6 Update 29?

Quickly and completely remove Java(TM) 6 Update 29 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 29 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 29, 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 29.

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If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by Java 6 Update 29 you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 51%
Win 7 0%
 
HOW IT RUNS
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 57.85%
Windows Vista 21.42%
Windows XP 18.78%
Windows 8 1.86%
Windows Server 2003 0.09%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 40.30%
Microsoft Windows XP 18.55%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 16.74%
Windows 7 Professional 7.40%
Windows 7 Ultimate 7.28%
Windows Vista Home Basic 2.72%

Distribution by countryGeography

49.66% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 49.66%
  Germany 5.63%
  United Kingdom 5.23%
  France 4.63%
  Canada 4.27%
  Italy 2.92%
  Spain 2.09%
  Netherlands 1.92%
  Australia 1.75%
  Brazil 1.61%
  Belgium 1.61%
  Sweden 1.34%
  Japan 1.17%
  Taiwan 1.01%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 30.40%
Dell 28.64%
Toshiba 14.80%
Acer 10.70%
GIGABYTE 5.19%
Intel 2.71%
American Megatrends 2.47%
Sahara 1.47%
Samsung 1.33%
ASUS 0.95%
Lenovo 0.67%
Sony 0.67%
Common models
Dell Inspiron 1545 6.68%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 6.68%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 5.23%
HP G62 Notebook PC 4.94%
HP G72 Notebook PC 3.48%
HP Pavilion dv5 Notebook ... 2.03%

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