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Should I remove Java 6 Update 18 64-bit?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
1% remove it99% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #4,689
United States Rank #3,762
Reach 0.1133%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 8.36 days
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Average installed length: 129.51 days


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Java 6 Update 18 64-bit

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What is Java 6 Update 18 64-bit?  (from Sun Microsystems)

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 framework for scripting languages. NetBe...  Read more


Java 6 Update 18 64-bit is a software program developed by Sun Microsystems. It adds a Browser Helper Object (BHO) to Internet Explorer. The primary executable is named javaws.exe. The setup package generally installs about 45 files and is usually about 17.09 MB (17,921,616 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 7. While about 56% of users of Java 6 Update 18 64-bit come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Brazil.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: java.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Java\jre6\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{26A24AE4-039D-4CA4-87B4-2F86416018FF}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 17.09 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Java 6 Update 18 64-bit

Program executable:javaws.exe
Name:Java(TM) Platform SE 6 U18
Java(TM) Web Start Launcher
Path:C:\Program Files\java\jre6\bin\javaws.exe
Additional files:
  • awt.dll - Java(TM) Platform SE 6 U18 (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
  • keytool.exe
  • kinit.exe
  • klist.exe
  • ktab.exe
  • management.dll
  • mlib_image.dll
  • net.dll
  • nio.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}.

How do I remove Java 6 Update 18 64-bit?

Quickly and completely remove Java(TM) 6 Update 18 (64-bit) from your computer by downloading Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Java 6 Update 18 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: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Java(TM) 6 Update 18 (64-bit), 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 6 Update 18 64-bit.

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If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by Java 6 Update 18 64-bit you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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Win 7 (SP1) 84%
Win XP 0%
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 93.08%
Windows 10 6.19%
Windows Vista 0.41%
Windows XP 0.32%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 73.61%
Windows 7 Professional 12.51%
Windows 7 Ultimate 4.57%
Windows 10 Home 3.52%
Windows 7 Home Basic 1.83%
Windows 8 Pro 0.64%

Distribution by countryGeography

56.26% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 56.26%
  United Kingdom 6.88%
  Brazil 3.86%
  Canada 3.76%
  France 3.13%
  Germany 3.06%
  Italy 2.09%
  Iran 1.98%
  Netherlands 1.46%
  Mexico 1.36%
  Australia 0.83%
  India 0.83%
  Belgium 0.80%
  Spain 0.76%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Sony 40.95%
Dell 34.26%
Hewlett-Packard 21.29%
Acer 1.94%
Medion 0.52%
Alienware 0.47%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv5 Notebook ... 9.79%
Dell Inspiron N5010 9.17%
HP Pavilion dm4 Notebook ... 7.74%
Dell Inspiron 1545 6.05%
Dell Inspiron N5030 3.31%
Dell Studio 1558 2.56%

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