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Java 2 Runtime Environment, SE v1.4.2_05

What is Java 2 Runtime Environment, SE v_05?

The Java Runtime Environment (JRE) provides the libraries, the Java Virtual Machine, and other components to run applets and applications written in the Java programming language.


The most used version is 1.4.2_05, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The software installer includes 1 files and is usually about 9.87 MB (10,352,128 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.java.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\common files\java\update\base images\j2re1.4.2-b28
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{7148F0A8-6813-11D6-A77B-00B0D0142050}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 9.87 MB

How do I remove Java 2 Runtime Environment, SE v_05?

Quickly and completely remove Java 2 Runtime Environment, SE v1.4.2_05 from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Java 2 Runtime Environment, SE v_05 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 Java 2 Runtime Environment, SE v1.4.2_05, 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 Java 2 Runtime Environment, SE v_05.

Win XP 50%
Win Vista 0%
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows XP 55.44%
Windows 7 31.83%
Windows 10 7.80%
Windows Vista 4.52%
Windows Server 2003 0.41%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 55.13%
Windows 7 Home Premium 12.61%
Windows 7 Professional 8.55%
Windows 7 Ultimate 6.84%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 3.21%
Windows 10 Pro 2.78%

Distribution by countryGeography

23.15% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 23.15%
  Germany 13.62%
  France 7.98%
  Turkey 7.98%
  Italy 7.98%
  Brazil 2.92%
  United Kingdom 2.53%
  Canada 2.33%
  Taiwan 2.14%
  Spain 1.95%
  Netherlands 1.95%
  MA 1.56%
  Belgium 1.56%
  Japan 1.36%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
American Megatrends 15.27%
Dell 14.91%
Hewlett-Packard 14.91%
Sahara 10.91%
Intel 10.18%
Toshiba 8.36%
Acer 7.27%
ASUS 6.18%
Lenovo 2.91%
Samsung 2.18%
Common models
MEDIONPC MS-7091 3.62%
Dell Latitude E6420 2.17%
Fujitsu Siemens MS-7031 2.17%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.17%
NEC Computers Internation... 2.17%

Publisher URL: www.oracle.com/us/sun/index.htm


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