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Should I remove Java 7 Update 79?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
3% remove it97% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #5,166
United States Rank #3,981
Reach 0.1119%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 2.64 days
77.97 days >
Average installed length: 40.97 days


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Java 7 Update 79


Java 7 Update 79 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 main program executable is javaws.exe. The software installer includes 50 files. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 8. While about 56% of users of Java 7 Update 79 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-4CA4-87B4-2F03217079FF}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)

Program filesFiles installed by Java 7 Update 79

Program executable:javaws.exe
Name:Java(TM) Platform SE 7 U79
Java(TM) Web Start Launcher
Path:C:\Program Files\java\jre7\bin\javaws.exe
Additional files:
  • awt.dll - Java(TM) Platform SE 7 U79 (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
  • jpeg.dll
  • jqs.exe - Java Quick Starter Service
  • nio.dll
  • jvm.dll - Java(TM) Platform SE 7u79 (Java HotSpot(TM) Client VM)
  • installer.dll - Java Platform SE 7 U79 (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}.
  • jqs.exe runs as a service named 'Java Quick Starter' (JavaQuickStarterService) "Prefetches JRE files for faster startup of Java applets and applications".

How do I remove Java 7 Update 79?

Quickly and completely remove Java 7 Update 79 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 79 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 79, 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 79.

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by Java 7 Update 79 you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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Win 7 (SP1) 45%
Win Server 2003 0%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 47.90%
Windows 8 34.63%
Windows Vista 12.52%
Windows XP 4.89%
Windows Server 2003 0.06%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 25.78%
Windows 8.1 10.57%
Windows 10 Home 10.38%
Windows 7 Professional 10.18%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 9.93%
Windows 7 Ultimate 8.34%

Distribution by countryGeography

56.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 56.00%
  Germany 9.81%
  France 2.97%
  United Kingdom 2.97%
  Canada 2.92%
  Australia 1.88%
  Italy 1.73%
  India 1.68%
  Brazil 1.04%
  Mexico 0.99%
  Argentina 0.94%
  Spain 0.84%
  Austria 0.79%
  DK 0.79%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 33.86%
Dell 24.63%
Acer 13.31%
Toshiba 7.55%
ASUS 5.87%
Lenovo 5.77%
Medion 3.77%
Intel 1.26%
Samsung 1.15%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 5.67%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 5.42%
HP G60 Notebook PC 2.96%
ASUS All Series 2.71%
HP 15 Notebook PC 2.46%
Hewlett-Packard Compaq Pr... 2.22%

About Oracle

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Publisher URL: www.oracle.com


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