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What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
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United States Rank #3,433
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Average installed length: 63.55 days


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Java 7 Update 76


Java 7 Update 76 is a program developed by Oracle. 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 47 files and is usually about 31 MB (32,500,920 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 8. While about 38% of users of Java 7 Update 76 come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: java.com
Help link: java.com/help
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Java\jre7\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{26A24AE4-039D-4CA4-87B4-2F03217076FF}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 31 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Java 7 Update 76

Program executable:javaws.exe
Name:Java(TM) Platform SE 7 U76
Java(TM) Web Start Launcher
Path:C:\Program Files\java\jre7\bin\javaws.exe
Additional files:
  • awt.dll - Java(TM) Platform SE 7 U76 (Java(TM) Platform SE binary)
  • axbridge.dll - ActiveX Bridge for JavaBeans
  • dcpr.dll
  • deploy.dll - Java Deployment Library
  • dt_shmem.dll
  • dt_socket.dll
  • eula.dll - EULA
  • fontmanager.dll
  • hprof.dll
  • instrument.dll
  • j2pcsc.dll
  • j2pkcs11.dll
  • jaas_nt.dll
  • jabswitch.exe
  • java.dll
  • java.exe
  • java_crw_demo.dll
  • JavaAccessBridge.dll
  • JavaAccessBridge-32.dll
  • javacpl.exe - Java Control Panel
  • java-rmi.exe
  • javaw.exe
  • jawt.dll
  • JAWTAccessBridge.dll
  • JAWTAccessBridge-32.dll
  • JdbcOdbc.dll
  • jdwp.dll
  • jfr.dll
  • jli.dll
  • jp2iexp.dll
  • jp2launcher.exe
  • jp2native.dll
  • jp2ssv.dll
  • installer.dll - Java Platform SE 7 U76 (Java Platform SE binary)

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}.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • javaw.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Java\jre7\bin\javaw.exe'.

How do I remove Java 7 Update 76?

Quickly and completely remove Java 7 Update 76 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 7 Update 76 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 76, 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 76.

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by Java 7 Update 76 you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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Win 7 (SP1) 58%
Win Vista (SP2) 0%
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 60.93%
Windows 8 26.24%
Windows Vista 6.46%
Windows XP 6.33%
Windows Server 2003 0.03%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 34.14%
Windows 7 Ultimate 12.96%
Windows 8.1 12.27%
Windows 7 Professional 10.21%
Microsoft Windows XP 6.23%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 5.09%

Distribution by countryGeography

37.51% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 37.51%
  Germany 12.49%
  France 6.26%
  United Kingdom 5.32%
  Brazil 4.82%
  Italy 3.53%
  Canada 2.92%
  Russia 1.82%
  Spain 1.50%
  Australia 1.36%
  Netherlands 1.23%
  Belgium 1.20%
  Sweden 1.18%
  Mexico 1.07%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 25.95%
Dell 19.79%
Acer 19.41%
ASUS 11.31%
Toshiba 6.22%
Samsung 5.09%
Lenovo 4.08%
Medion 1.45%
American Megatrends 1.34%
Intel 1.07%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 5.94%
ASUS All Series 4.41%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 3.81%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.65%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.35%
MEDIONPC MS-7728 1.83%

About Oracle

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Publisher URL: www.oracle.com


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