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Should I remove Java 6 Update 22?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
4% remove it96% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #733
United States Rank #901
Reach 0.9281%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 29.42 days
867.97 days >
Average installed length: 456.05 days


6.0.220 99.99% 0.01%

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Java 6 Update 22

What is Java 6 Update 22?

Java SE 6 update realease contains 29 security fixes; RFC 5746 support.

About  (from Oracle)

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 22 is a software program developed by Oracle. The most common release is 6.0.220, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The primary executable is named javaws.exe. The setup package generally installs about 78 files and is usually about 14.19 MB (14,882,787 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows XP. While about 43% of users of Java 6 Update 22 come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: java.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.6.0_22\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{26A24AE4-039D-4CA4-87B4-2F83216022F0}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 14.19 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Java 6 Update 22

Program executable:javaws.exe
Name:Java(TM) Platform SE 6 U22
Java(TM) Web Start Launcher
Path:C:\Program Files\java\jre6\bin\javaws.exe
  • awt.dll (by Sun Microsystems) - Java(TM) Platform SE 6 U22 (Java(TM) Platform SE binary)

How do I remove Java 6 Update 22?

You can uninstall Java 6 Update 22 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 22, 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 22.

Win 7 (SP1) 68%
Win Vista (SP1) 0%
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 73.84%
Windows XP 9.37%
Windows Vista 8.83%
Windows 10 7.90%
Windows Server 2003 0.05%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 52.08%
Microsoft Windows XP 9.24%
Windows 7 Professional 8.47%
Windows 7 Ultimate 7.87%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 6.98%
Windows 10 Home 3.25%

Distribution by countryGeography

42.89% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 42.89%
  Germany 9.04%
  United Kingdom 4.98%
  France 4.93%
  Italy 4.89%
  Canada 3.20%
  Spain 2.12%
  Sweden 1.84%
  Australia 1.58%
  India 1.52%
  Poland 1.30%
  Brazil 1.19%
  Netherlands 1.14%
  Belgium 1.14%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 28.96%
Dell 19.39%
Sony 17.92%
Acer 13.81%
ASUS 5.18%
Toshiba 2.81%
Samsung 1.72%
Medion 1.68%
American Megatrends 1.23%
Intel 1.23%
Lenovo 1.21%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 8.57%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 5.96%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 5.55%
HP 2000 Notebook PC 3.63%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 3.20%
Hewlett-Packard Presario ... 2.85%

About Oracle

Oracle specializes in developingcomputer hardware systems and enterprise software products such as database management systems.
Publisher URL: www.oracle.com


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