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Should I remove Java SE Runtime Environment 6?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
9% remove it91% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #1,565
United States Rank #1,132
Reach 0.5149%
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Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 22.70 days
669.74 days >
Average installed length: 351.90 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
1.6.0.0 100.00%

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Java SE Runtime Environment 6

What is Java SE Runtime Environment 6?

Java Platform, Standard Edition or Java SE is a widely used platform for programming in the Java language. It is the Java Platform used to deploy portable applications for general use. Java SE consists of a virtual machine, which must be used to run Java progJava Platform, Standard Edition or Java SE is a widely used platform for programming in the Java language. It is the Java Platform used to deploy portable applications for general use. Java SE consists of a virtual machine, which must be used to run Java programs, together with a set of libraries.rams, together with a set of libraries.

Overview

During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. It adds a Browser Helper Object (BHO) to Internet Explorer. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). 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 primary executable is named javaws.exe. The setup package generally installs about 93 files and is usually about 21.97 MB (23,034,804 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: java.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\java\jre1.6.0\bin
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{3248F0A8-6813-11D6-A77B-00B0D0160000}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 21.97 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Java SE Runtime Environment 6

Program executable:javaws.exe
Name:Java(TM) Platform SE 6
Java(TM) Web Start Launcher
Path:C:\Program Files\java\jre1.6.0\bin\javaws.exe
MD5:746ab856495ae0a2f1f00d0ed5045ce4
Additional files:
  • awt.dll - Java(TM) Platform SE 6 (Java(TM) Platform SE binary)
  • axbridge.dll - ActiveX Bridge for JavaBeans(TM)
  • dcpr.dll
  • deploy.dll - Java(TM) Deployment Library
  • deploytk.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
  • JdbcOdbc.dll
  • jdwp.dll
  • jli.dll
  • jpeg.dll
  • jpicom.dll - Java(TM) Plug-in COM Library
  • jpiexp.dll - Java(TM) Plug-in for Internet Explorer
  • jpinscp.dll
  • jpioji.dll
  • jpishare.dll - Java(TM) Plug-in Share Library
  • jsound.dll
  • jsoundds.dll
  • jucheck.exe - Java(TM) Update Checker
  • jusched.exe
  • keytool.exe
  • kinit.exe
  • klist.exe
  • ktab.exe
  • management.dll
  • net.dll
  • nio.dll
  • npjava11.dll - Java Plug-in 1.6.0 for Netscape Navigator (DLL Helper)
  • npjava12.dll
  • npjava13.dll
  • npjava14.dll
  • npjava32.dll
  • npjpi160.dll
  • regutils.dll
  • ssv.dll
  • w2k_lsa_auth.dll
  • cmm.dll (by Eastman Kodak Company) - KODAK DIGITAL SCIENCE Java CMM

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • ssv.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a Browser Helper Object with the class of {761497BB-D6F0-462C-B6EB-D4DAF1D92D43}.
2 Scheduled Tasks
  • jusched.exe is scheduled as a task named 'Java Update Scheduler' (runs weekly on Mondays at 10:00 a.m.).
  • javaw.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{8656E9B0-6A45-425F-978E-5B914379BB10}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • jusched.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'SunJavaUpdateSched' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.6.0\bin\jusched.exe".
2 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • java.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Java\jdk1.6.0\jre\bin\java.exe'.
  • javaw.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.6.0\bin\javaw.exe'.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

java.exe
Memory:428.3 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0152893361%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00677022%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00851912%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:2,257,589,885
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:77.33 MB
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:24.27 MB
105.02 KB average

How do I remove Java SE Runtime Environment 6?

Quickly and completely remove Java(TM) SE Runtime Environment 6 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 SE Runtime Environment 6 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) SE Runtime Environment 6, 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 SE Runtime Environment 6.

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If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by Java SE Runtime Environment 6 you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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OS VERSIONS
Win Vista (SP2) 54%
Win 8.1 0%
 
HOW IT STARTS
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows Vista 65.51%
Windows 7 22.08%
Windows XP 7.38%
Windows 8 4.98%
Windows Server 2003 0.04%
Windows 8.1 0.01%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 50.69%
Windows 7 Home Premium 9.38%
Windows Vista Home Basic 9.11%
Microsoft Windows XP 7.32%
Windows 7 Ultimate 7.13%
Windows 7 Professional 4.42%

Distribution by countryGeography

60.66% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 60.66%
  United Kingdom 4.82%
  Canada 3.45%
  India 2.98%
  Germany 2.97%
  France 2.63%
  Italy 1.71%
  Australia 1.27%
  Iran 1.23%
  South Africa 1.10%
  Japan 1.02%
  Netherlands 0.96%
  Spain 0.84%
  Brazil 0.77%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 44.02%
Hewlett-Packard 24.01%
Toshiba 16.81%
Sony 4.20%
Acer 3.53%
ASUS 1.97%
GIGABYTE 1.51%
Gateway 1.47%
Lenovo 0.94%
American Megatrends 0.79%
Intel 0.75%
Common models
Dell Inspiron 530 7.21%
HP Pavilion dv6500 Notebo... 6.03%
TOSHIBA Satellite A200 4.93%
Dell Inspiron 531 4.76%
TOSHIBA Satellite A135 4.46%
Dell Inspiron 1525 3.74%

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