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Should I remove Java 6 Update 13?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
6% remove it94% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #4,667
United States Rank #4,891
Reach 0.1120%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 26.64 days
770.00 days >
Average installed length: 404.58 days


6.0.130 100.00%

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Java 6 Update 13

What is Java 6 Update 13?  (from Sun Microsystems)

The full internal version number for this update release is 1.6.0_13-b03 (where "b" means "build"). The external version number is 6u13. This release contains fixes for one or more security vulnerabilities. The behavior of the JNDI feature to store and retrieve Java objects in an LDAP directory has been slightly modifi...  Read more


Java 6 Update 13 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 background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. The main program executable is javaws.exe. The software installer includes 52 files and is usually about 13.31 MB (13,954,675 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows XP as well as Windows Vista (SP2). While about 42% of users of Java 6 Update 13 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\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{26A24AE4-039D-4CA4-87B4-2F83216013FF}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 13.31 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Java 6 Update 13

Program executable:javaws.exe
Name:Java(TM) Platform SE 6 U13
Java(TM) Web Start Launcher
Path:C:\Program Files\java\jre6\bin\javaws.exe
Additional files:
  • awt.dll - Java(TM) Platform SE 6 U13 (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
  • fontmanager.dll
  • hpi.dll
  • hprof.dll
  • instrument.dll
  • ioser12.dll
  • j2pcsc.dll
  • j2pkcs11.dll
  • jaas_nt.dll
  • java.dll
  • java.exe
  • java_crw_demo.dll
  • javacpl.exe - Java(TM) Control Panel
  • java-rmi.exe
  • javaw.exe
  • jawt.dll
  • jbroker.exe
  • JdbcOdbc.dll
  • jdwp.dll
  • jkernel.dll
  • jli.dll
  • jp2iexp.dll
  • jp2launcher.exe
  • jp2native.dll
  • jqs.exe - Java(TM) Quick Starter Service
  • jucheck.exe - Java(TM) Update Checker
  • jureg.exe
  • jusched.exe
  • net.dll
  • nio.dll
  • verify.dll
  • zip.dll
  • jvm.dll - Java(TM) Platform SE 6u13 (Java HotSpot(TM) Client VM)
  • zipper.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • jqs.exe runs as a service named 'Java Quick Starter' (JavaQuickStarterService) "Prefetches JRE files for faster startup of Java applets and applications".
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\jre6\bin\jusched.exe".

How do I remove Java 6 Update 13?

You can uninstall Java 6 Update 13 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 13, 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 13.

Win XP 33%
Win 7 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows XP 34.71%
Windows Vista 30.54%
Windows 7 28.78%
Windows 10 5.84%
Windows Server 2003 0.14%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 34.52%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 23.01%
Windows 7 Home Premium 11.55%
Windows 7 Ultimate 9.63%
Windows Vista Home Basic 5.30%
Windows 7 Professional 4.93%

Distribution by countryGeography

41.96% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 41.96%
  Iran 6.67%
  Germany 4.36%
  France 4.06%
  United Kingdom 4.06%
  India 3.64%
  Canada 2.69%
  Italy 2.54%
  Brazil 2.27%
  MA 2.08%
  Australia 1.78%
  Sweden 1.55%
  Philippines 1.21%
  Saudi Arabia 1.10%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 38.79%
Hewlett-Packard 19.68%
Acer 10.01%
Intel 5.01%
American Megatrends 4.37%
Toshiba 3.67%
ASUS 3.10%
Medion 2.61%
Compaq 1.34%
Sahara 1.27%
Lenovo 0.92%
Common models
Dell Inspiron 1545 17.24%
Dell Studio 1555 3.27%
Hewlett-Packard Compaq Pr... 2.97%
HP Compaq dc7600 Converti... 2.82%
Dell Inspiron 1750 2.23%
Dell Inspiron 545 2.08%

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


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