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Should I remove Java 7 Update 17?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
1% remove it99% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Excellent
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How common is it?
Global Rank #223
United States Rank #210
Reach 3.1934%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 10.54 days
310.95 days >
Average installed length: 163.38 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
7.0.170 100.00%

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Java 7 Update 17

What is Java 7 Update 17?  (from Oracle)

Java technology allows you to work and play in a secure computing environment. Java allows you to play online games, chat with people around the world, calculate your mortgage interest, and view images in 3D, just to name a few. Java software for your computer, or the Java Runtime Environment, is also referred to as t...  Read more

Overview

Java 7 Update 17 is a program developed by Oracle. 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 135 files. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows XP. While about 50% of users of Java 7 Update 17 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\jre7\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{26A24AE4-039D-4CA4-87B4-2F83217017FF}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)

Program filesFiles installed by Java 7 Update 17

Program executable:javaws.exe
Name:Java(TM) Platform SE 7 U17
Java(TM) Web Start Launcher
Path:C:\Program Files\java\jre7\bin\javaws.exe
MD5:a7f317118afde7a29d2ef7a722ac13b2
Additional files:
  • jre-7u13-windows-i586-iftw.exe - Java(TM) Platform SE 7 U13 (Java(TM) Platform SE binary)
  • jre-7u7-windows-i586-iftw.exe - Java(TM) Platform SE 7 U7
  • jre-7u9-windows-i586-iftw.exe - Java(TM) Platform SE 7 U9
  • jabswitch.exe - Java Access Bridge for Windows
  • JavaAccessBridge.dll
  • JavaAccessBridge-32.dll
  • JAWTAccessBridge.dll
  • JAWTAccessBridge-32.dll
  • awt.dll - Java(TM) Platform SE 7 U17
  • axbridge.dll - ActiveX Bridge for JavaBeans(TM)
  • dcpr.dll
  • deploy.dll - Java(TM) Deployment Library
  • dt_shmem.dll
  • dt_socket.dll
  • eula.dll - EULA
  • fontmanager.dll
  • hprof.dll
  • instrument.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
  • JdbcOdbc.dll
  • jdwp.dll
  • jfr.dll
  • jli.dll
  • jp2iexp.dll
  • jp2launcher.exe
  • jp2native.dll
  • jp2ssv.dll
  • jpeg.dll
  • jqs.exe - Java(TM) Quick Starter Service
  • keytool.exe
  • kinit.exe
  • klist.exe
  • ktab.exe
  • management.dll
  • mlib_image.dll
  • net.dll - Java(TM) Platform SE 7 U21
  • nio.dll
  • npjp2.dll - Next Generation Java Plug-in 10.21.2 for Mozilla browsers
  • npjpi170_17.dll - Classic Java Plug-in 10.17.2 for Netscape and Mozilla
  • npoji610.dll
  • npt.dll
  • orbd.exe
  • pack200.exe
  • policytool.exe
  • rmi.dll
  • rmid.exe
  • rmiregistry.exe
  • servertool.exe
  • splashscreen.dll
  • ssv.dll
  • ssvagent.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Google Chrome Plugin
  • npjp2.dll is loaded in the Google Chrome web browser as 'npjp2.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}.
  • ssv.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a Browser Helper Object with the class of {761497BB-D6F0-462C-B6EB-D4DAF1D92D43}.
Service
  • jqs.exe runs as a service named 'Java Quick Starter' (JavaQuickStarterService) "Prefetches JRE files for faster startup of Java applets and applications".
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • javaw.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Java\jre7\bin\javaw.exe'.
Network connections
  • javaw.exe connects to ec2-54-243-195-83.compute-1.amazonaws.com (54.243.195.83 port 80).

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

java.exe
Memory:50.59 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0473281390%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.03100048%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.01632766%
0.015104% average
Switches/sec:25
70 average
javaw.exe
Memory:1.01 GB
Total CPU:0.3637997988%
Kernel CPU:0.27758303%
User CPU:0.08621677%
Switches/sec:2,328
jqs.exe
Memory:3.61 MB
Total CPU:0.0092300648%
Kernel CPU:0.00383581%
User CPU:0.00539426%
Switches/sec:11
I/O reads/min:8.75 MB
I/O writes/min:3.13 KB

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Or, you can uninstall Java 7 Update 17 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 7 Update 17, 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 7 Update 17.

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by Java 7 Update 17 you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 66%
Win 7 0%
 
HOW IT RUNS
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 71.73%
Windows XP 11.83%
Windows Vista 9.07%
Windows 8 7.31%
Windows Server 2003 0.05%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 39.82%
Windows 7 Ultimate 16.12%
Windows 7 Professional 12.13%
Microsoft Windows XP 11.82%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 7.11%
Windows 8 2.51%

Distribution by countryGeography

49.82% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 49.82%
  Germany 10.10%
  United Kingdom 3.57%
  Italy 2.61%
  Canada 2.61%
  Brazil 2.46%
  Japan 2.26%
  France 2.14%
  Spain 1.41%
  Australia 1.33%
  Netherlands 1.23%
  Belgium 0.93%
  India 0.90%
  Taiwan 0.83%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 27.53%
Dell 25.81%
Acer 16.33%
ASUS 7.07%
GIGABYTE 6.62%
Toshiba 5.67%
Intel 2.94%
Samsung 2.84%
Lenovo 2.33%
American Megatrends 1.79%
Sahara 1.07%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 8.71%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 6.97%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 4.50%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 2.94%
Dell Inspiron 1545 2.41%
Dell Inspiron N5110 2.24%

About Oracle

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Publisher URL: www.oracle.com

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