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6% remove it94% keep it
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jEdit 5.0.0


jEdit 5.0.0 is a program developed by Contributors. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. The main program executable is jedit.exe. The software installer includes 2 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 49% of users of jEdit come from the United States, it is also popular in Belgium and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.jEdit.org
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\jEdit\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\jEdit\unins000.exe"

Program filesFiles installed by jEdit 5.0.0

Program executable:jedit.exe
jEdit - Programmer's Text Editor
Path:C:\Program Files\jedit\jedit.exe
Additional files:
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (All Users Run)
  • jedit.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'jEdit Server' which loads as "C:\jEdit\jedit.exe" -background -nogui --l4j-dont-wait.

How do I remove jEdit?

Quickly and completely remove jEdit 5.0.0 from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall jEdit 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 jEdit 5.0.0, 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 jEdit.

Win 7 (SP1) 63%
Win 7 2%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 65.85%
Windows 8 24.39%
Windows XP 4.88%
Windows Vista 4.88%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 26.83%
Windows 7 Professional 24.39%
Windows 7 Ultimate 12.20%
Windows 8.1 7.32%
Windows 10 Home 7.32%
Windows 8.1 Pro with Medi... 4.88%

Distribution by countryGeography

49.02% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 49.02%
  Belgium 7.84%
  France 5.88%
  Australia 5.88%
  Italy 5.88%
  United Kingdom 5.88%
  Russia 3.92%
  Canada 3.92%
  Hong Kong 1.96%
  Korea 1.96%
  Finland 1.96%
  India 1.96%
  IQ 1.96%
  Turkey 1.96%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 25.00%
Hewlett-Packard 22.22%
ASUS 11.11%
Intel 11.11%
Lenovo 8.33%
Acer 8.33%
Toshiba 5.56%
Apple 2.78%
Common models
Dell OptiPlex 990 6.67%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 6.67%
TOSHIBA Satellite C655D 3.33%
Samsung RF511/RF411/RF711 3.33%
LENOVO IdeaPad Z580 3.33%


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