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Should I remove Java 6 Update 15 64-bit?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
6% remove it94% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #3,791
United States Rank #2,960
Reach 0.1437%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 19.61 days
578.55 days >
Average installed length: 303.99 days


6.0.150 100.00%

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Java 6 Update 15 64-bit

What is Java 6 Update 15 64-bit?

This release includes extensive performance updates to the HotSpot JIT compiler, compressed pointers for 64-bit machines, as well as support for the G1 (Garbage First) low pause garbage collector. The -XX:+DoEscapeAnalysis option directs the HotSpot JIT compiler to use escape analysis to determine if local objects can be allocated on the stack instead of the heap.

About  (from Sun Microsystems)

This is the 64-bit Windows version. Java SE 6 features and enhancements to the platform. Java SE 6 streamlines web service and XML development, simplifies GUI development and augments native desktop support, expands programmatic access to native security facilities, and is the first release to offer a standardized fram...  Read more


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 main program executable is javaws.exe. The software installer includes 42 files and is usually about 17.39 MB (18,230,499 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: java.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Java\jre6\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{26A24AE4-039D-4CA4-87B4-2F86416015FF}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 17.39 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Java 6 Update 15 64-bit

Program executable:javaws.exe
Name:Java(TM) Platform SE 6 U15
Java(TM) Web Start Launcher
Path:C:\Program Files\java\jre6\bin\javaws.exe
Additional files:
  • awt.dll - Java(TM) Platform SE 6 U15 (Java(TM) Platform SE binary)
  • 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
  • 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
  • jli.dll
  • jp2iexp.dll
  • jp2launcher.exe
  • jp2native.dll
  • jp2ssv.dll
  • jpeg.dll
  • jsound.dll
  • jucheck.exe - Java(TM) Update Checker
  • jureg.exe
  • jusched.exe
  • keytool.exe
  • kinit.exe
  • klist.exe
  • ktab.exe
  • management.dll
  • mlib_image.dll

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}.
Scheduled Task
  • jusched.exe is scheduled as a task named 'Sun Microsystems online update program' (runs weekly on Mondays at 10:00 AM).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • jusched.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Java Update.
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".
Network connections
  • jusched.exe connects to a23-62-99-18.deploy.akamaitechnologies.com ( port 80).
  • jucheck.exe connects to a23-62-99-18.deploy.akamaitechnologies.com ( port 80).

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:3.68 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0001149664%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00006464%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00005033%
0.015104% average
Memory:3.06 MB
Total CPU:0.0000609145%
Kernel CPU:0.00005030%
User CPU:0.00001061%

How do I remove Java 6 Update 15 64-bit?

You can uninstall Java 6 Update 15 64-bit 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 15 (64-bit), 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 15 64-bit.

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by Java 6 Update 15 64-bit you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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Win 7 (SP1) 83%
Win XP 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 7 94.85%
Windows 10 4.80%
Windows Vista 0.28%
Windows XP 0.07%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 89.69%
Windows 10 Home 3.61%
Windows 7 Professional 2.94%
Windows 7 Home Basic 1.24%
Windows 7 Ultimate 0.89%
Windows 8.1 Pro 0.43%

Distribution by countryGeography

60.60% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 60.60%
  France 5.02%
  Canada 4.68%
  United Kingdom 4.55%
  Italy 3.76%
  Spain 1.74%
  Germany 1.68%
  Brazil 1.29%
  Netherlands 1.24%
  Iran 1.13%
  Sweden 1.05%
  Belgium 0.82%
  Mexico 0.74%
  Switzerland 0.66%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 86.14%
Sony 13.39%
Dell 0.22%
Acer 0.11%
ASUS 0.07%
American Megatrends 0.04%
Lenovo 0.04%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 23.53%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 14.76%
Hewlett-Packard Presario ... 8.69%
HP G61 Notebook PC 7.70%
HP Pavilion dv4 Notebook ... 6.44%
Hewlett-Packard Compaq Pr... 6.19%

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