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J2SE Runtime Environment 5.0 Update 1

What is J2SE Runtime Environment Update 1?  (from Sun Microsystems)

Java Platform, Standard Edition (Java SE) lets you develop and deploy Java applications on desktops and servers, as well as in today's demanding embedded environments. Java offers the rich user interface, performance, versatility, portability, and security that today’s applications require. The JDK is a development en...  Read more


J2SE Runtime Environment 5.0 Update 1 is a software program developed by Sun Microsystems. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. 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 52 files and is usually about 143.11 KB (146,545 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows XP. While about 44% of users of J2SE Runtime Environment Update 1 come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: java.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\java\jre1.5.0_01\bin
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{3248F0A8-6813-11D6-A77B-00B0D0150010}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 143.11 KB

Program filesFiles installed by J2SE Runtime Environment 5.0 Update 1

Program executable:javaws.exe
Name:Java(TM) 2 Platform Standard Edition 5.0 Update 1
Java(TM) Web Start Launcher
Path:C:\Program Files\java\jre1.5.0_01\bin\javaws.exe
Additional files:
  • awt.dll - Java(TM) 2 Platform Standard Edition 5.0 Update 1 (Java(TM) 2 Platform Standard Edition binary)
  • dcpr.dll
  • deploy.dll - Java(TM) Deployment Library
  • dt_shmem.dll
  • dt_socket.dll
  • eula.dll - EULA
  • fontmanager.dll
  • hpi.dll
  • hprof.dll
  • instrument.dll
  • ioser12.dll
  • jaas_nt.dll
  • java.dll
  • java.exe
  • java_crw_demo.dll
  • javacpl.exe - Java(TM) Control Panel
  • javaw.exe
  • JavaWebStart.dll - Java(TM) Web Start ActiveX Control
  • 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_01 for Netscape Navigator (DLL Helper)
  • RegUtils.dll
  • axbridge.dll
  • JavaAccessBridge.dll - Sun Microsystems Java Access Bridge for Windows
  • JAWTAccessBridge.dll
  • jpiexp32.dll - Java Plug-in für Internet Explorer
  • j2pkcs11.dll - Java(TM) 2 Platform Standard Edition 5.0

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:\Programmer\Java\jre1.5.0_01\bin\jusched.exe.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • javaw.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.5.0_01\bin\javaw.exe'.

How do I remove J2SE Runtime Environment Update 1?

Quickly and completely remove J2SE Runtime Environment 5.0 Update 1 from your computer by downloading Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall J2SE Runtime Environment Update 1 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 J2SE Runtime Environment 5.0 Update 1, 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 J2SE Runtime Environment Update 1.

Win 7 (SP1) 39%
Win Vista 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 44.39%
Windows XP 40.15%
Windows 10 9.73%
Windows Vista 5.49%
Windows Server 2003 0.25%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 39.65%
Windows 7 Home Premium 18.18%
Windows 7 Ultimate 12.12%
Windows 7 Professional 11.87%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 4.04%
Windows 8.1 2.27%

Distribution by countryGeography

44.28% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 44.28%
  Germany 6.14%
  United Kingdom 4.66%
  India 4.03%
  France 3.81%
  Canada 3.60%
  Italy 3.18%
  Thailand 2.75%
  Australia 2.33%
  Turkey 1.69%
  Belgium 1.48%
  Israel 1.48%
  Japan 1.48%
  Netherlands 1.48%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 26.89%
Hewlett-Packard 20.59%
Toshiba 9.66%
Acer 9.24%
Intel 8.40%
American Megatrends 6.72%
ASUS 3.78%
Sahara 3.36%
Lenovo 1.68%
Samsung 1.26%
Sony 1.26%
Common models
MEDIONPC MS-7091 5.38%
Dell Inspiron N5110 2.31%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.31%
MSI MS-7309 2.31%
Acer Aspire 7736 1.54%

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