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Should I remove Java 7 Update 5?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
5% remove it95% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Excellent
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How common is it?
Global Rank #1,216
United States Rank #1,529
Reach 0.7338%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 65.72 days
782.82 days >
Average installed length: 411.31 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
7.0.50 100.00%

Typically installed together

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Java 7 Update 5

What is Java 7 Update 5?

Java SE 7 update realease contains 14 security fixes.

About  (from Oracle)

Java Runtime Environment (JRE) (32-Bit) provides the libraries, the Java Virtual Machine, and other components to run applets and applications written in the Java programming language. In addition, two key deployment technologies are part of the JRE: Java Plug-in, which enables applets to run in popular browsers; and J...  Read more

Overview

Java 7 Update 5 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 68 files and is usually about 14.26 MB (14,956,647 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 39% of users of Java 7 Update 5 come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Japan.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: java.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Java\jre7\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{26A24AE4-039D-4CA4-87B4-2F83217005FF}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 14.26 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Java 7 Update 5

Program executable:javaws.exe
Name:Java(TM) Platform SE 7 U5
Java(TM) Web Start Launcher
Path:C:\Program Files\java\jre7\bin\javaws.exe
MD5:22735e89fc80445a080735c98d4eebed
Additional files:
  • jabswitch.exe - Java Access Bridge for Windows
  • JavaAccessBridge.dll
  • JAWTAccessBridge.dll
  • awt.dll - Java(TM) Platform SE 7 U21 (Java(TM) Platform SE binary)
  • axbridge.dll - ActiveX Bridge for JavaBeans(TM)
  • dcpr.dll
  • deploy.dll - Java Deployment Library
  • dt_shmem.dll
  • dt_socket.dll
  • fontmanager.dll
  • hprof.dll
  • instrument.dll
  • j2pcsc.dll
  • j2pkcs11.dll
  • jaas_nt.dll
  • java.dll
  • java.exe
  • java_crw_demo.dll
  • javacpl.exe - Java Control Panel
  • java-rmi.exe
  • javaw.exe
  • jawt.dll
  • JdbcOdbc.dll
  • jdwp.dll
  • jfr.dll
  • jli.dll
  • jp2iexp.dll
  • jp2launcher.exe
  • jp2native.dll
  • jp2ssv.dll
  • jpeg.dll
  • eula.dll - Java(TM) Platform SE 7 U5 (EULA)
  • 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
  • jqs.exe - Java(TM) Quick Starter Service
  • jsdt.dll
  • jsound.dll
  • jsoundds.dll
  • keytool.exe
  • kinit.exe
  • klist.exe
  • ktab.exe
  • orbd.exe
  • pack200.exe
  • policytool.exe
  • rmid.exe
  • rmiregistry.exe
  • servertool.exe
  • ssvagent.exe
  • tnameserv.exe
  • unpack200.exe
  • installer.dll - Installer

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}.
Internet Explorer Extension
  • jp2iexp.dll is installed as an Internet Explorer extension using the class {08B0E5C0-4FCB-11CF-AAA5-00401C608501}.
Service
  • jqs.exe runs as a service named 'Java Quick Starter' (JavaQuickStarterService) "Prefetches JRE files for faster startup of Java applets and applications".
Network connections
  • javaw.exe connects to ve-in-f121.1e100.net (173.194.75.121 port 80).

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

java.exe
Memory:506.8 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0062378703%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00184199%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00439588%
0.015104% average
javaw.exe
Memory:113.69 MB
Total CPU:0.0001076417%
Kernel CPU:0.00000710%
User CPU:0.00010054%
Switches/sec:10
I/O reads/min:70 Bytes
jqs.exe
Memory:2.02 MB
Total CPU:0.0462127608%
Kernel CPU:0.03754787%
User CPU:0.00866489%
Switches/sec:13

How do I remove Java 7 Update 5?

Quickly and completely remove Java(TM) 7 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 7 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(TM) 7 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 7 Update 5.

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by Java 7 Update 5 you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 57%
Win 7 0%
 
HOW IT RUNS
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 64.57%
Windows 8 16.97%
Windows XP 10.71%
Windows Vista 7.67%
Windows Server 2003 0.07%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 34.40%
Windows 7 Ultimate 16.40%
Microsoft Windows XP 10.58%
Windows 7 Professional 9.11%
Windows 8 6.47%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 5.60%

Distribution by countryGeography

39.34% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 39.34%
  Germany 5.77%
  Japan 3.49%
  Brazil 3.47%
  United Kingdom 3.42%
  France 3.15%
  Italy 2.97%
  Canada 2.95%
  Iran 2.19%
  India 1.95%
  Australia 1.90%
  Spain 1.72%
  Israel 1.36%
  Netherlands 1.32%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 22.91%
Dell 19.72%
Sony 19.64%
Acer 13.68%
ASUS 7.04%
GIGABYTE 6.19%
Toshiba 2.96%
Samsung 2.47%
Lenovo 1.94%
Intel 1.90%
American Megatrends 1.54%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 6.39%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 4.88%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 4.12%
Sony SVE1512C6EW 3.68%
Dell Inspiron N5110 2.49%
Dell Inspiron N5010 2.17%

About Oracle

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Publisher URL: www.oracle.com

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