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What percent of users and experts removed it?
2% remove it98% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #6,073
United States Rank #5,457
Reach 0.0761%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 12.06 days
355.74 days >
Average installed length: 186.91 days


1.5.0 100.00%

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J2SE Runtime Environment 5.0

What is J2SE Runtime Environment?  (from Sun Microsystems)

Java Platform, Standard Edition (Java SE) software is the premier platform for rapidly developing and deploying secure, portable applications that run on server and desktop systems spanning most operating systems. J2SE 5.0 is a significant release including many new features and updates while preserving compatibility a...  Read more


J2SE Runtime Environment 5.0 is a program developed by Sun Microsystems. 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 software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The main program executable is javaws.exe. The software installer includes 57 files and is usually about 18.96 MB (19,877,657 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows XP. While about 51% of users of J2SE Runtime Environment come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and India.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: java.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\java\jre1.5.0\bin
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{3248F0A8-6813-11D6-A77B-00B0D0150000}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 18.96 MB

Program filesFiles installed by J2SE Runtime Environment 5.0

Program executable:javaws.exe
Name:Java(TM) 2 Platform Standard Edition
Java(TM) Web Start Launcher
Path:C:\Program Files\java\jre1.5.0\bin\javaws.exe
Additional files:
  • axbridge.dll - JavaSoft / Sun Microsystems -- Java Plug-in (Java Plug-in per Internet Explorer)
  • jpiexp32.dll
  • awt.dll - Java(TM) 2 Platform Standard Edition 5.0 (Java(TM) 2 Platform Standard Edition binary)
  • dcpr.dll
  • dt_shmem.dll
  • dt_socket.dll
  • eula.dll - EULA
  • fontmanager.dll
  • hpi.dll
  • hprof.dll
  • instrument.dll
  • ioser12.dll
  • j2pkcs11.dll
  • jaas_nt.dll
  • java.dll
  • java.exe
  • java_crw_demo.dll
  • javacpl.exe - Java(TM) Control Panel
  • javaw.exe
  • jawt.dll
  • JdbcOdbc.dll
  • jdwp.dll
  • jpeg.dll
  • jpicom32.dll - Java(TM) Plug-in COM Library
  • 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 1.5.0 for Netscape Navigator (DLL Helper)
  • NPOJI610.dll
  • orbd.exe
  • pack200.exe
  • RegUtils.dll
  • rmi.dll
  • deploy.dll - Java(TM) 2 Platform Standard Edition (Java(TM) Deployment Library)
  • JavaWebStart.dll - Java(TM) Web Start ActiveX Control

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

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\jre1.5.0\bin\jusched.exe.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • javaw.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Java\bin\javaw.exe'.

How do I remove J2SE Runtime Environment?

You can uninstall J2SE Runtime Environment 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/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program J2SE Runtime Environment 5.0, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: 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 J2SE Runtime Environment.

Win 7 (SP1) 45%
Win 8.1 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 2%
Keep it 98%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 49.43%
Windows XP 34.22%
Windows 10 8.21%
Windows Vista 7.54%
Windows Server 2003 0.60%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 33.52%
Windows 7 Home Premium 30.03%
Windows 7 Ultimate 9.69%
Windows 7 Professional 7.71%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 5.53%
Windows 7 Home Basic 1.57%

Distribution by countryGeography

51.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 51.00%
  Germany 6.79%
  India 5.44%
  United Kingdom 4.15%
  Italy 3.61%
  France 3.55%
  Canada 2.96%
  Netherlands 1.99%
  Spain 1.35%
  Australia 1.13%
  Japan 1.08%
  Sweden 0.97%
  Belgium 0.92%
  Israel 0.92%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 29.41%
Dell 15.44%
Acer 14.08%
Samsung 11.97%
Sahara 8.61%
American Megatrends 4.62%
ASUS 3.15%
Intel 2.73%
Lenovo 2.10%
Toshiba 2.00%
Common models
Samsung NC10 9.09%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.64%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 3.64%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.86%
HP 2000 Notebook PC 2.34%

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