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4% remove it96% keep it
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VersionDistribution
1.5.0.120 100.00%

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J2SE Runtime Environment 5.0 Update 12

What is J2SE Runtime Environment Update 12?  (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

Overview

J2SE Runtime Environment 5.0 Update 12 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. 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 main program executable is javaws.exe. The software installer includes 71 files and is usually about 2.28 MB (2,389,635 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 38% of users of J2SE Runtime Environment Update 12 come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Taiwan.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: java.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\java\jre1.5.0_12\bin
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{3248F0A8-6813-11D6-A77B-00B0D0150120}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 2.28 MB

Program filesFiles installed by J2SE Runtime Environment 5.0 Update 12

Program executable:javaws.exe
Name:Java(TM) 2 Platform Standard Edition 5.0 U12
Java(TM) Web Start Launcher
Path:C:\Program Files\java\jre1.5.0_12\bin\javaws.exe
MD5:1440784be079c48089e2487fd795d66d
Additional files:
  • awt.dll - Java(TM) 2 Platform Standard Edition 5.0 U12 (Java(TM) 2 Platform Standard Edition binary)
  • axbridge.dll - ActiveX Bridge for JavaBeans(TM)
  • 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
  • jpiexp32.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 1.5.0_12 for Netscape Navigator (DLL Helper)
  • j2pkcs11.dll - Java(TM) 2 Platform Standard Edition 5.0
  • gdal.dll (by OSGeo) - GDAL/OGR (Geospatial Data Abstraction Library)
  • CrsJniProj.dll
  • glut32.dll
  • jecw.dll
  • jmrsid.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • jusched.exe is scheduled as a task named 'Java Update Scheduler' (runs weekly on Mondays at 10:00 AM).
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_12\bin\jusched.exe".

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

java.exe
Memory:27.26 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0039609352%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00200667%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00195427%
0.015104% average
Switches/sec:5
70 average

How do I remove J2SE Runtime Environment Update 12?

Quickly and completely remove J2SE Runtime Environment 5.0 Update 12 from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall J2SE Runtime Environment Update 12 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 12, 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 12.

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 46%
Win Vista 0%
 
HOW IT STARTS
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 49.79%
Windows XP 24.68%
Windows Vista 16.81%
Windows 10 7.87%
Windows Server 2003 0.85%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 24.46%
Windows 7 Home Premium 16.67%
Windows 7 Professional 15.80%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 13.20%
Windows 7 Ultimate 9.96%
Windows 7 Enterprise 6.28%

Distribution by countryGeography

38.12% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 38.12%
  Germany 5.52%
  Taiwan 5.16%
  India 4.60%
  United Kingdom 4.05%
  Canada 3.31%
  Italy 3.13%
  Spain 2.21%
  Israel 2.21%
  Belgium 2.03%
  Australia 1.84%
  Japan 1.84%
  Brazil 1.66%
  Netherlands 1.66%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 31.36%
Hewlett-Packard 21.60%
Acer 10.45%
GIGABYTE 6.62%
Toshiba 5.92%
Intel 5.57%
ASUS 5.57%
American Megatrends 3.83%
Lenovo 3.14%
Sahara 2.44%
Samsung 2.44%
Packard Bell 1.05%
Common models
Dell OptiPlex 780 2.90%
VMware, Inc. VMware Virtu... 2.90%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.90%
Gigabyte G31M-ES2L 2.17%
Dell Latitude E6520 2.17%
Dell Studio 1458 2.17%

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