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12% remove it88% keep it
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Java 6 Update 41

What is Java 6 Update 41?

This release contains fixes for security vulnerabilities.

About  (from Oracle)

The full version string for this update release is 1.6.0_41-b02 (where "b" means "build") and the version number is 6u41.


Java 6 Update 41 is a software program developed by Oracle. The primary executable is named javaws.exe. The setup package generally installs about 26 files and is usually about 34.8 MB (36,487,106 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 37% of users of Java 6 Update 41 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\jre6\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{26A24AE4-039D-4CA4-87B4-2F83216041FF}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 34.8 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Java 6 Update 41

Program executable:javaws.exe
Name:Java(TM) Platform SE 6 U41
Java(TM) Web Start Launcher
Path:C:\Program Files\java\jre6\bin\javaws.exe
Additional files:
  • zipper.exe
  • java.exe (by Sun Microsystems) - Java(TM) Platform SE 6 U41 (Java(TM) Platform SE binary)
  • javacpl.exe (by Sun Microsystems) - Java(TM) Control Panel
  • java-rmi.exe
  • javaw.exe
  • jbroker.exe
  • jp2launcher.exe
  • jqs.exe - Java(TM) Quick Starter Service
  • jqsnotify.exe - Java(TM) Quick Starter binary
  • keytool.exe
  • kinit.exe
  • klist.exe
  • ktab.exe
  • msvcr71.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® Visual Studio .NET (Microsoft® C Runtime Library)
  • orbd.exe
  • pack200.exe
  • policytool.exe
  • regutils.dll
  • rmid.exe
  • rmiregistry.exe
  • servertool.exe
  • ssvagent.exe
  • tnameserv.exe
  • unpack200.exe

How do I remove Java 6 Update 41?

Quickly and completely remove Java(TM) 6 Update 41 from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Java 6 Update 41 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 41, 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 41.

Win 7 (SP1) 62%
Win 7 0%
Uninstall it 12%
Keep it 88%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 66.15%
Windows XP 11.80%
Windows 10 11.49%
Windows Vista 10.56%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 25.32%
Windows 7 Professional 23.10%
Microsoft Windows XP 11.39%
Windows 7 Ultimate 10.76%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 8.54%
Windows 7 Enterprise 5.38%

Distribution by countryGeography

37.33% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 37.33%
  Germany 17.98%
  United Kingdom 4.63%
  Spain 4.09%
  France 3.81%
  Canada 3.27%
  Belgium 3.00%
  Australia 1.91%
  Brazil 1.63%
  Switzerland 1.63%
  Japan 1.63%
  Netherlands 1.63%
  Italy 1.36%
  DK 1.09%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 30.90%
Hewlett-Packard 24.72%
Acer 14.04%
Toshiba 8.43%
ASUS 7.30%
Lenovo 3.37%
Intel 2.25%
Sahara 2.25%
Samsung 1.69%
Common models
Dell Inspiron 1525 3.33%
HP EliteBook 8570p 2.50%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.50%
MEDIONPC MS-7366 2.50%
VMware, Inc. VMware Virtu... 2.50%
Acer Aspire 5738 1.67%

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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