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Should I remove Java 6 Update 37 64-bit?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
5% remove it95% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #12,401
United States Rank #11,125
Reach 0.0263%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 90.13 days
580.77 days >
Average installed length: 305.15 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
6.0.370 100.00%

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Java 6 Update 37 64-bit

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What is Java 6 Update 37 64-bit?

Java SE 6 update realease contains security fixes.

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

Overview

Java 6 Update 37 64-bit is a program developed by Oracle. Upon installation, it defines an auto-start registry entry which allows the program run on each boot for the user which installed it. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. 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 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 javaws.exe. The software installer includes 84 files and is usually about 79.28 MB (83,128,685 bytes). updater.exe is the automatic update component of the software designed to download and apply new updates should new versions be released. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 48% of users of Java 6 Update 37 64-bit come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: java.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Java\jre6\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{26A24AE4-039D-4CA4-87B4-2F86416037FF}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 79.28 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Java 6 Update 37 64-bit

Program executable:javaws.exe
Name:Java(TM) Platform SE 6 U37
Java(TM) Web Start Launcher
Path:C:\Program Files\java\jre6\bin\javaws.exe
MD5:5cdb2efe72cd6f486ae4d345f3690c64
Additional files:
  • AccessibleMarshal.dll (by Mozilla Foundation) - Firefox
  • Argotic.Common.dll (by Brian William Kuhn) - Argotic Syndication Framework (Argotic Common Entities Class Library (Microsoft .NET 2.0))
  • Argotic.Core.dll (by Brian William Kuhn) - Argotic Core Framework Class Library (Microsoft .NET 2.0)
  • Argotic.Extensions.dll - Argotic Entity Extensibility Class Library (Microsoft .NET 2.0)
  • Argotic.Web.dll - Argotic Web Entity Framework Class Library (Microsoft .NET 2.0)
  • awt.dll (by Sun Microsystems) - Java(TM) Platform SE 6 U37 (Java(TM) Platform SE binary)
  • BitFactory.Logging.dll (by Bit Factory) - The Object Guy's Logging Framework
  • breakpadinjector.dll (by Mozilla Foundation)
  • cmm.dll (by Eastman Kodak Company) - KODAK DIGITAL SCIENCE Java CMM
  • ComponentFactory.Krypton.Design.dll (by Component Factory) - Krypton Design (ComponentFactory.Krypton.Design)
  • crashreporter.exe
  • D3DCompiler_43.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® DirectX for Windows® (Direct3D HLSL Compiler)
  • dcpr.dll (by Sun Microsystems)
  • deploy.dll - Java(TM) Deployment Library
  • dt_shmem.dll
  • dt_socket.dll
  • eclipse.exe
  • eclipsec.exe
  • eula.dll - EULA
  • firefox.exe (by Mozilla)
  • fontmanager.dll
  • freebl3.dll - Network Security Services (NSS freebl Library)
  • gkmedias.dll
  • hpi.dll
  • hprof.dll
  • icudt52.dll (by The ICU Project) - International Components for Unicode (ICU Data DLL)
  • icuin52.dll (by The ICU Project) - ICU I18N DLL
  • icuuc52.dll - ICU Common 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
  • jsoundds.dll
  • keytool.exe
  • kinit.exe
  • klist.exe
  • ktab.exe
  • libEGL.dll
  • libGLESv2.dll
  • maintenanceservice.exe
  • maintenanceservice_installer.exe (by Mozilla) - Mozilla Maintenance Service Installer
  • management.dll
  • mlib_image.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • firefox.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{493ADF04-5641-4193-A7C5-F2BC14011E19}' (runs on registration).
  • StarUML.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{4CDE51E5-CD0D-4DDC-BA45-7E6DD823C362}' (runs on registration).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • firefox.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Firefox - Start.
Service
  • maintenanceservice.exe runs as a service named 'Mozilla Maintenance Service' (MozillaMaintenance) "The Mozilla Maintenance Service ensures that you have the latest and most secure version of Mozilla Firefox on your computer. Keeping Firefox up to date is very important for your online security, and Mozilla strongly recommends that you keep this service enabled.".
Startup File (User Run)
  • firefox.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Mozilla Firefox' and executes as C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe.
2 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • firefox.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe'.
  • plugin-container.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\plugin-container.exe'.
Network connections
  • firefox.exe connects to 31.186.102.242 (port 80).
  • firefox.exe connects to c-n200-u2124-77.webazilla.com (204.155.148.77 port 80).
  • firefox.exe connects to ec2-54-217-226-229.eu-west-1.compute.amazonaws.com (54.217.226.229 port 80).
  • firefox.exe connects to sof01s01-in-f14.1e100.net (173.194.39.206 port 443).
  • firefox.exe connects to tg-in-f102.1e100.net (74.125.23.102 port 443).

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

firefox.exe
Memory:415.35 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0164294966%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00653282%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00989667%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:34,201,188
8,062,084 average
Switches/sec:260
70 average
I/O reads/min:631.35 KB
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:640.29 KB
105.02 KB average

How do I remove Java 6 Update 37 64-bit?

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  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 37 (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 37 64-bit.

WHEN IT STARTS
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%
 
GLOBAL RANK
#12,401

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 86.64%
Windows 10 11.59%
Windows Vista 1.38%
Windows XP 0.39%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 44.27%
Windows 7 Professional 19.96%
Windows 7 Ultimate 13.44%
Windows 7 Enterprise 6.32%
Windows 8.1 Pro 2.77%
Windows 7 Home Basic 1.98%

Distribution by countryGeography

48.47% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 48.47%
  Germany 12.24%
  Canada 3.22%
  France 2.74%
  Italy 2.74%
  United Kingdom 1.77%
  Brazil 1.61%
  Belgium 1.61%
  Russia 1.61%
  Netherlands 1.61%
  Taiwan 1.45%
  Switzerland 1.45%
  India 1.13%
  UA 0.97%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 28.74%
Hewlett-Packard 25.81%
Acer 9.97%
ASUS 7.92%
GIGABYTE 5.87%
Medion 5.28%
Samsung 4.11%
Lenovo 3.81%
Toshiba 2.64%
Sony 2.05%
Intel 1.76%
MSI 1.17%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 7.49%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.28%
Dell XPS 8300 3.21%
Dell Inspiron N5110 2.67%
MEDIONPC MS-7728 2.67%
Dell Dell System XPS L7... 2.14%

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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