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What percent of users and experts removed it?
9% remove it91% keep it
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Global Rank #7,743
United States Rank #8,961
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Lifespan of installation (until removal)
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Average installed length: 266.68 days


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Java 6 Update 43

What is Java 6 Update 43?  (from Oracle)

Java 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. NetBeans...  Read more


Java 6 Update 43 is a program developed by Oracle. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. It adds a Browser Helper Object (BHO) to Internet Explorer. The main program executable is javaws.exe. The software installer includes 51 files and is usually about 47.61 MB (49,924,794 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 37% of users of Java 6 Update 43 come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Russia.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: java.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Java\jre6\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{26A24AE4-039D-4CA4-87B4-2F83216043FF}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 47.61 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Java 6 Update 43

Program executable:javaws.exe
Name:Java(TM) Platform SE 6 U43
Java(TM) Web Start Launcher
Path:C:\Program Files\Java\jre6\bin\javaws.exe
Additional files:
  • zipper.exe
  • awt.dll (by Sun Microsystems) - Java(TM) Platform SE 6 U43 (Java(TM) Platform SE binary)
  • axbridge.dll (by Sun Microsystems) - ActiveX Bridge for JavaBeans(TM)
  • chromeinstall-7u67.exe - Java(TM) Platform SE 7 U67
  • cmm.dll (by Eastman Kodak Company) - KODAK DIGITAL SCIENCE Java CMM
  • dcpr.dll
  • deploy.dll - Java(TM) Deployment Library
  • deployJava1.dll
  • dt_shmem.dll
  • dt_socket.dll
  • eula.dll - EULA
  • fontmanager.dll
  • hpi.dll
  • hprof.dll
  • install_flashplayer14x32au_mssa_awc_aih.exe (by Adobe) - Adobe Installation Helper
  • instrument.dll
  • ioser12.dll
  • j2pcsc.dll
  • j2pkcs11.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
  • jkernel.dll
  • jli.dll
  • jp2iexp.dll
  • jp2launcher.exe
  • jp2native.dll
  • jp2ssv.dll
  • jpeg.dll
  • jpicom.dll - Java(TM) Plug-in COM Library
  • jpiexp.dll - Java(TM) Plug-in for Internet Explorer
  • jpinscp.dll
  • jpioji.dll
  • jpishare.dll - Java(TM) Plug-in Share Library
  • jqs.exe - Java(TM) Quick Starter Service
  • jqs_plugin.dll - Java(TM) Quick Starter binary
  • jqsnotify.exe
  • jsound.dll
  • msvcr71.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® Visual Studio .NET (Microsoft® C Runtime Library)
  • npdeployJava1.dll - Java Deployment Toolkit 6.0.430.1 (NPRuntime Script Plug-in Library for Java(TM) Deploy)
  • npjp2.dll - Next Generation Java Plug-in 1.6.0_43 for Mozilla browsers

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Google Chrome Plugins
  • npdeployJava1.dll is loaded in the Google Chrome web browser as 'npdeployJava1.dll'.
  • npjp2.dll is loaded in the Google Chrome web browser as 'npjp2.dll'.
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}.
  • jqs.exe runs as a service named 'Java Quick Starter' (JavaQuickStarterService) "Prefetches JRE files for faster startup of Java applets and applications".

How do I remove Java 6 Update 43?

You can uninstall Java 6 Update 43 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 43, 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 43.

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by Java 6 Update 43 you can restore them to their previous default settings.
Microsoft Internet Explorer
Mozilla Firefox
Google Chrome

Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 70.76%
Windows 10 12.56%
Windows XP 10.93%
Windows Vista 5.75%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 26.33%
Windows 7 Ultimate 17.72%
Windows 7 Professional 15.78%
Microsoft Windows XP 10.94%
Windows 7 Enterprise 5.23%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 4.65%

Distribution by countryGeography

36.75% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 36.75%
  Germany 11.94%
  Russia 9.34%
  UA 3.95%
  France 2.78%
  Canada 2.27%
  Spain 2.27%
  United Kingdom 2.10%
  Brazil 1.85%
  Italy 1.51%
  Sweden 1.35%
  Taiwan 1.26%
  Japan 1.18%
  Netherlands 1.18%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 25.96%
Hewlett-Packard 24.96%
Acer 13.23%
ASUS 9.05%
Samsung 5.03%
Lenovo 3.52%
Intel 3.18%
Toshiba 2.35%
Medion 2.01%
American Megatrends 1.68%
Sahara 1.51%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.69%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.95%
Dell Inspiron 1545 2.21%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.21%
HP 2000 Notebook PC 1.85%
HP EliteBook 8440p 1.85%

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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