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What percent of users and experts removed it?
12% remove it88% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #4,989
United States Rank #4,395
Reach 0.1044%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 11.38 days
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Average installed length: 176.38 days


7.0.0 100.00%

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What is Java 7?  (from Oracle)

Java Runtime Environment (JRE) (32-Bit) provides the libraries, the Java Virtual Machine, and other components to run applets and applications written in the Java programming language. In addition, two key deployment technologies are part of the JRE: Java Plug-in, which enables applets to run in popular browsers; and J...  Read more


Java 7 is a software program developed by Oracle. It adds a Browser Helper Object (BHO) to Internet Explorer. The primary executable is named javaws.exe. The setup package generally installs about 49 files and is usually about 3.58 MB (3,753,777 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 52% of users of Java 7 come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Iran.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: java.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Java\jre7\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{26A24AE4-039D-4CA4-87B4-2F83217000FF}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 3.58 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Java 7

Program executable:javaws.exe
Name:Java(TM) Platform SE 7
Java(TM) Web Start Launcher
Path:C:\Program Files\Java\jre7\bin\javaws.exe
Additional files:
  • npdeployJava1.dll - Java Deployment Toolkit (NPRuntime Script Plug-in Library for Java(TM) Deploy)
  • jsdt.dll - Java(TM) Platform SE 7 (Java(TM) Platform SE binary)
  • npjp2.dll - Next Generation Java Plug-in 10.0.0 for Mozilla browsers
  • sunec.dll
  • t2k.dll
  • awt.dll
  • axbridge.dll - ActiveX Bridge per JavaBeans(TM)
  • dcpr.dll
  • deploy.dll - Java(TM) Deployment Library
  • deployJava1.dll
  • dt_shmem.dll
  • dt_socket.dll
  • eula.dll - EULA
  • fontmanager.dll
  • hprof.dll
  • instrument.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
  • jli.dll
  • jp2iexp.dll
  • jp2launcher.exe
  • jp2native.dll
  • jp2ssv.dll
  • jpeg.dll
  • jpicom.dll - Java(TM) Plug-in COM Library
  • jpiexp.dll - Java Plug-in per Internet Explorer
  • jpinscp.dll
  • jpioji.dll
  • jpishare.dll - Java(TM) Plug-in Share Library
  • jqs.exe - Java(TM) Quick Starter Service
  • jsound.dll
  • jsoundds.dll
  • kcms.dll (by Eastman Kodak Company) - KODAK DIGITAL SCIENCE Java CMM
  • keytool.exe
  • kinit.exe
  • msvcr100.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® Visual Studio® 2010 (Microsoft® C Runtime Library)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Google Chrome Plugin
  • 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}.

How do I remove Java 7?

Quickly and completely remove Java(TM) 7 from your computer by downloading Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Java 7 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) 7, 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 7.

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by Java 7 you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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Win 7 (SP1) 58%
Win 7 0%
Uninstall it 12%
Keep it 88%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 66.49%
Windows 10 18.64%
Windows XP 9.69%
Windows Vista 5.19%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 31.82%
Windows 7 Ultimate 21.68%
Microsoft Windows XP 9.60%
Windows 7 Professional 9.30%
Windows 8.1 5.27%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 3.68%

Distribution by countryGeography

52.35% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 52.35%
  Germany 5.64%
  Iran 4.42%
  India 3.69%
  United Kingdom 2.92%
  Canada 2.84%
  France 1.82%
  Indonesia 1.66%
  IQ 1.34%
  Brazil 1.22%
  Italy 1.05%
  Netherlands 0.85%
  Australia 0.81%
  MA 0.77%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 25.82%
Dell 24.41%
Acer 14.08%
ASUS 8.45%
Toshiba 7.59%
Medion 6.26%
Lenovo 2.27%
Intel 1.88%
American Megatrends 1.33%
Samsung 0.70%
Sahara 0.63%
Common models
MEDIONPC MS-7728 15.00%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 4.63%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.07%
HP 2000 Notebook PC 3.52%
Dell Inspiron 1545 2.41%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 2.41%

About Oracle

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Publisher URL: www.oracle.com


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