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Should I remove J2SE Runtime Environment Update 2?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
1% remove it99% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #13,199
United States Rank #11,343
Reach 0.0233%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 6.37 days
188.05 days >
Average installed length: 98.80 days


VersionDistribution 100.00%

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J2SE Runtime Environment 5.0 Update 2

What is J2SE Runtime Environment Update 2?  (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‚Äôs applications require. The JDK is a development en...  Read more


J2SE Runtime Environment 5.0 Update 2 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 main program executable is javaws.exe. The software installer includes 61 files and is usually about 19.22 MB (20,156,421 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows XP as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 51% of users of J2SE Runtime Environment Update 2 come from the United States, it is also popular in France and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: java.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\java\jre1.5.0_02\bin
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{3248F0A8-6813-11D6-A77B-00B0D0150020}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 19.22 MB

Program filesFiles installed by J2SE Runtime Environment 5.0 Update 2

Program executable:javaws.exe
Name:Java(TM) 2 Platform Standard Edition 5.0 Update 2
Java(TM) Web Start Launcher
Path:C:\Program Files\java\jre1.5.0_02\bin\javaws.exe
Additional files:
  • awt.dll - Java(TM) 2 Platform Standard Edition 5.0 Update 2 (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_02 for Netscape Navigator (DLL Helper)
  • NPJava12.dll
  • NPJava13.dll
  • RegUtils.dll
  • j2pkcs11.dll - Java(TM) 2 Platform Standard Edition 5.0
  • cmm.dll (by Eastman Kodak Company) - KODAK DIGITAL SCIENCE Java CMM

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_02\bin\jusched.exe.

How do I remove J2SE Runtime Environment Update 2?

You can uninstall J2SE Runtime Environment Update 2 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 Update 2, 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 Update 2.

Win XP 57%
Win Vista 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows XP 63.18%
Windows 7 28.76%
Windows Vista 3.92%
Windows 10 3.49%
Windows Server 2003 0.65%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 62.98%
Windows 7 Home Premium 12.42%
Windows 7 Ultimate 8.58%
Windows 7 Professional 6.32%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 3.61%
Windows 8.1 Pro 0.90%

Distribution by countryGeography

51.50% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 51.50%
  France 4.41%
  Germany 3.70%
  Italy 3.17%
  Canada 2.82%
  United Kingdom 2.82%
  India 2.47%
  Spain 2.47%
  Australia 2.29%
  Brazil 1.76%
  Japan 1.59%
  Croatia 1.59%
  BD 1.23%
  Israel 1.06%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 23.32%
Dell 22.26%
Sahara 12.37%
Intel 8.48%
ASUS 7.77%
American Megatrends 6.71%
Toshiba 5.65%
Acer 3.18%
Lenovo 1.77%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite L20 ... 4.32%
Acer Aspire T135 2.16%
Hewlett-Packard Pavilion ... 2.16%
INTEL DG31PR 2.16%
Acer Aspire E300 1.44%

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