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Should I remove J2SE Runtime Environment Update 6?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
4% remove it96% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #4,375
United States Rank #4,562
Reach 0.1416%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 26.41 days
778.96 days >
Average installed length: 409.28 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
1.5.0.60 100.00%

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J2SE Runtime Environment 5.0 Update 6

What is J2SE Runtime Environment Update 6?  (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

Overview

J2SE Runtime Environment 5.0 Update 6 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. It adds a Browser Helper Object (BHO) to Internet Explorer. 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 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 73 files and is usually about 572.99 KB (586,737 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 40% of users of J2SE Runtime Environment Update 6 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_06\bin
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{3248F0A8-6813-11D6-A77B-00B0D0150060}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 572.99 KB

Program filesFiles installed by J2SE Runtime Environment 5.0 Update 6

Program executable:javaws.exe
Name:Java(TM) 2 Platform Standard Edition 5.0 Update 6
Java(TM) Web Start Launcher
Path:C:\Program Files\java\jre1.5.0_06\bin\javaws.exe
MD5:5a0c9dfef15991c51758b1d69d6a565c
Additional files:
  • awt.dll - Java(TM) 2 Platform Standard Edition 5.0 Update 6 (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_06 for Netscape Navigator (DLL Helper)
  • NPJava12.dll
  • NPJava13.dll
  • NPJava14.dll
  • orbd.exe
  • pack200.exe
  • RegUtils.dll
  • rmi.dll
  • rmid.exe
  • ssv.dll
  • unpack.dll
  • verify.dll
  • zip.dll
  • j2pkcs11.dll - Java(TM) 2 Platform Standard Edition 5.0
  • j2pcsc.dll - Java(TM) Platform SE 6 U2 (Java(TM) Platform SE binary)
  • java-rmi.exe
  • jli.dll
  • jpicom.dll
  • jpiexp.dll
  • jureg.exe
  • JavaAccessBridge.DLL

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • ssv.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'SSVHelper Class' with the class of {761497BB-D6F0-462C-B6EB-D4DAF1D92D43}.
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_06\bin\jusched.exe.
3 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • javaw.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.5.0\bin\javaw.exe'.
  • java.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.5.0_06\bin\java.exe'.
  • jusched.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.5.0_06\bin\jusched.exe'.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

javaw.exe
Memory:28.38 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0028515742%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00144427%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00140730%
0.015104% average
Switches/sec:22
70 average

How do I remove J2SE Runtime Environment Update 6?

Quickly and completely remove J2SE Runtime Environment 5.0 Update 6 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 6 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 6, 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 6.

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by J2SE Runtime Environment 5.0 Update 6 you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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OS VERSIONS
Win XP 66%
Win 7 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 XP 71.44%
Windows 7 20.18%
Windows Vista 5.22%
Windows 8 2.81%
Windows Server 2003 0.35%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 71.24%
Windows 7 Home Premium 7.67%
Windows 7 Professional 6.05%
Windows 7 Ultimate 5.13%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 3.96%
Windows 8.1 0.81%

Distribution by countryGeography

40.28% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 40.28%
  Germany 9.51%
  United Kingdom 3.96%
  France 3.79%
  Italy 3.62%
  Canada 2.69%
  Spain 2.22%
  India 1.96%
  Netherlands 1.66%
  Belgium 1.49%
  Hungary 1.49%
  Japan 1.45%
  Taiwan 1.36%
  Australia 1.36%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 34.19%
Hewlett-Packard 17.47%
American Megatrends 10.60%
Intel 8.61%
Sahara 8.20%
GIGABYTE 6.87%
Acer 5.88%
Toshiba 5.05%
ASUS 2.15%
Lenovo 0.99%
Common models
GBT AWRDACPI 4.25%
Dell MM061 3.85%
Dell Dell DXP061 3.04%
Dell Vostro 200 2.63%
INTELR AWRDACPI 2.43%
TOSHIBA Satellite A110 2.43%

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