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Should I remove Java 8 Update 5?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
8% remove it92% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Excellent
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How common is it?
Global Rank #4,179
United States Rank #5,623
Reach 0.1497%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 3.75 days
110.49 days >
Average installed length: 58.05 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
8.0.50 100.00%

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Java 8 Update 5

Overview

Java 8 Update 5 is a software program developed by Oracle. It adds a Browser Helper Object (BHO) to Internet Explorer. The primary executable is named javaws.exe. The setup package generally installs about 60 files. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 8. While about 30% of users of Java 8 Update 5 come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and India.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: java.com
Help link: java.com/help
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Java\jre8\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{26A24AE4-039D-4CA4-87B4-2F83218005FF}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Java 8 Update 5

Program executable:javaws.exe
Name:Java(TM) Platform SE 8 U5
Java(TM) Web Start Launcher
Path:C:\Program Files\java\jre8\bin\javaws.exe
MD5:cc695d003a605d89af9b5d1f4413119e
Additional files:
  • jre-8-windows-i586.exe - Java Platform SE 8 (Java Platform SE binary)
  • JavaAccessBridge.dll - Java Access Bridge for Windows
  • JAWTAccessBridge.dll
  • jvm.dll - Java(TM) Platform SE 8u5 (Java HotSpot(TM) Client VM)
  • jpeg.dll - Java(TM) Platform SE 8 (Java(TM) Platform SE binary)
  • lcms.dll
  • management.dll
  • net.dll
  • nio.dll
  • sunec.dll
  • t2k.dll
  • verify.dll
  • zip.dll
  • awt.dll
  • cmd.exe (by Microsoft) - Procesador de comandos de Windows
  • dcpr.dll
  • decora_sse.dll
  • deploy.dll - Java(TM) Platform SE 8 U5 (Java Deployment Library)
  • dt_shmem.dll
  • dt_socket.dll
  • eula.dll - EULA
  • fontmanager.dll
  • fxplugins.dll
  • glass.dll
  • glib-lite.dll
  • gstreamer-lite.dll
  • Home Accountz.exe (by accountz) - Home Accountz (Home Accountz multi-platform accounting)
  • hprof.dll
  • installer.dll - Java Platform SE 8 U5
  • instrument.dll
  • j2pcsc.dll
  • j2pkcs11.dll
  • jaas_nt.dll
  • jabswitch.exe
  • java.dll
  • java.exe
  • java_crw_demo.dll
  • JavaAccessBridge-32.dll
  • javacpl.exe - Java Control Panel
  • javafx_font.dll
  • javafx_font_t2k.dll
  • javafx_iio.dll
  • java-rmi.exe
  • javaw.exe
  • jawt.dll
  • JAWTAccessBridge-32.dll
  • jdwp.dll
  • jfr.dll
  • jfxmedia.dll
  • jfxwebkit.dll
  • jjs.exe
  • jli.dll
  • jp2iexp.dll
  • jp2launcher.exe
  • jp2native.dll
  • jp2ssv.dll
  • msvcr100.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® Visual Studio® 2010 (Microsoft® C Runtime Library)
  • uninstall.exe (by accountz) - Home Accountz v3 Uninstaller (Home Accountz v3)

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}.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

cmd.exe
Memory:1.57 MB
21.09 MB average
Kernel CPU:0.00006447%
0.016088% average
CPU cycles/sec:103,000
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:251 Bytes
435.61 KB average

How do I remove Java 8 Update 5?

Quickly and completely remove Java 8 Update 5 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 8 Update 5 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 8 Update 5, 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 8 Update 5.

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by Java 8 Update 5 you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 59%
Win Server 2003 0%
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%
 
GLOBAL RANK
#4,179

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 66.05%
Windows 8 27.78%
Windows Vista 5.84%
Windows XP 0.28%
Windows Server 2003 0.05%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 27.45%
Windows 7 Home Premium 20.91%
Windows 7 Professional 13.41%
Windows 8.1 Pro 9.02%
Windows 8.1 7.16%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 4.77%

Distribution by countryGeography

29.85% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 29.85%
  Germany 8.62%
  India 4.66%
  United Kingdom 4.04%
  Brazil 2.59%
  Canada 2.59%
  France 2.51%
  Russia 2.37%
  MA 1.85%
  UA 1.85%
  Italy 1.85%
  Australia 1.76%
  Saudi Arabia 1.63%
  DZ 1.45%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 22.92%
Dell 22.29%
Acer 20.17%
ASUS 9.26%
GIGABYTE 7.61%
Toshiba 6.67%
Lenovo 4.24%
Samsung 4.16%
Intel 1.26%
MSI 0.78%
Alienware 0.63%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 5.71%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.74%
ASUS All Series 3.08%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.42%
MSI MS-7592 2.42%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 2.20%

About Oracle

Oracle specializes in developingcomputer hardware systems and enterprise software products such as database management systems.
Publisher URL: www.oracle.com

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