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Java 6 Update 10

What is Java 6 Update 10?  (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


Java 6 Update 10 is a program developed by Sun Microsystems. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. It adds a Browser Helper Object (BHO) to Internet Explorer. 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 java.exe. The software installer includes 59 files and is usually about 24.12 MB (25,293,321 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 28% of users of Java 6 Update 10 come from the United States, it is also popular in Iran and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: java.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\java\jre6\bin
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{26A24AE4-039D-4CA4-87B4-2F83216010FF}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 24.12 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Java 6 Update 10

Program executable:java.exe
Name:Java(TM) Platform SE 6 U10
Java(TM) Platform SE binary
Path:C:\Program Files\java\jre6\bin\java.exe
Additional files:
  • awt.dll - Java(TM) Platform SE 6 U10 (Java(TM) Platform SE binary)
  • axbridge.dll - ActiveX Bridge for JavaBeans(TM)
  • dcpr.dll
  • deploy.dll - Java(TM) Deployment Library
  • deploytk.dll
  • dt_shmem.dll
  • dt_socket.dll
  • eula.dll - EULA
  • fontmanager.dll
  • hpi.dll
  • hprof.dll
  • instrument.dll
  • ioser12.dll
  • j2pcsc.dll
  • j2pkcs11.dll
  • jaas_nt.dll
  • java.dll
  • java_crw_demo.dll
  • javacpl.exe - Java(TM) Control Panel
  • java-rmi.exe
  • javaw.exe
  • javaws.exe - Java(TM) Web Start Launcher
  • jawt.dll
  • jbroker.exe
  • JdbcOdbc.dll
  • jdwp.dll
  • jkernel.dll
  • jli.dll
  • jp2iexp.dll
  • jp2launcher.exe
  • jp2native.dll
  • jp2ssv.dll
  • jpeg.dll
  • jpicom.dll - Java(TM) Plug-in COM Library
  • jpiexp.dll - Java(TM) Plug-in for Internet Explorer
  • jpinscp.dll
  • jpioji.dll
  • jpishare.dll - Java(TM) Plug-in Share Library
  • jqs.exe - Java(TM) Quick Starter Service
  • jqsnotify.exe - Java(TM) Quick Starter binary
  • jsound.dll
  • jsoundds.dll
  • jucheck.exe - Java(TM) Update Checker
  • jureg.exe
  • jusched.exe
  • keytool.exe
  • kinit.exe
  • klist.exe
  • ktab.exe
  • management.dll
  • mlib_image.dll
  • net.dll
  • npdeploytk.dll
  • npjpi160_10.dll - Java Plug-in 1.6.0_10 for Netscape Navigator (DLL Helper)
  • cmm.dll (by Eastman Kodak Company) - KODAK DIGITAL SCIENCE Java CMM

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • jp2ssv.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'Java(tm) Plug-In 2 SSV Helper' with the class of {DBC80044-A445-435b-BC74-9C25C1C588A9}.
  • jqs.exe runs as a service named 'Java Quick Starter' (JavaQuickStarterService) "Prefetches JRE files for faster startup of Java applets and applications".
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • javaw.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Java\jdk1.6.0_10\jre\bin\javaw.exe'.

How do I remove Java 6 Update 10?

You can uninstall Java 6 Update 10 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 Java(TM) 6 Update 10, 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 Java 6 Update 10.

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by Java 6 Update 10 you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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Google Chrome

Win 7 (SP1) 42%
Win Server 2003 0%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 53.76%
Windows XP 26.16%
Windows 10 13.01%
Windows Vista 6.94%
Windows Server 2003 0.14%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 26.02%
Windows 7 Ultimate 25.73%
Windows 7 Home Premium 15.26%
Windows 7 Professional 9.45%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 5.38%
Windows 8.1 3.05%

Distribution by countryGeography

28.24% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 28.24%
  Iran 8.37%
  Germany 5.36%
  India 3.66%
  Saudi Arabia 3.66%
  Italy 3.14%
  Brazil 3.01%
  France 2.88%
  Russia 2.88%
  DZ 2.88%
  MA 2.75%
  Canada 2.61%
  Taiwan 1.83%
  China 1.44%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 24.34%
Hewlett-Packard 21.16%
Acer 17.46%
ASUS 6.08%
Lenovo 4.50%
Intel 4.23%
American Megatrends 2.91%
Samsung 2.65%
Sahara 2.38%
Compaq 1.32%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.73%
HP Pavilion dv6700 Notebo... 2.73%
Dell Inspiron N5110 2.19%
Gigabyte G31M-ES2C 2.19%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.19%

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