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Should I remove Java 7 Update 13?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
9% remove it91% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #1,422
United States Rank #1,530
Reach 0.4812%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 21.66 days
638.98 days >
Average installed length: 335.73 days


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Java 7 Update 13

What is Java 7 Update 13?

This release includes important security fixes. Oracle strongly recommends that all Java SE 7 users upgrade to this release.


Java 7 Update 13 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 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 121 files and is usually about 30.39 MB (31,861,648 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 46% of users of Java 7 Update 13 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\jre7\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{26A24AE4-039D-4CA4-87B4-2F83217013FF}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 30.39 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Java 7 Update 13

Program executable:javaws.exe
Name:Java(TM) Platform SE 7 U13
Java(TM) Web Start Launcher
Path:C:\Program Files\java\jre7\bin\javaws.exe
Additional files:
  • jre-7u51-windows-i586-iftw.exe - Java(TM) Platform SE 7 U51 (Java(TM) Platform SE binary)
  • jre-7u9-windows-i586.exe - Java(TM) Platform SE 7 U9
  • jabswitch.exe - Java Access Bridge for Windows
  • JavaAccessBridge.dll
  • JavaAccessBridge-32.dll
  • JAWTAccessBridge.dll
  • JAWTAccessBridge-32.dll
  • angry-ip-scanner.exe - Java(TM) Platform SE 7 U17
  • awt.dll - Java(TM) Platform SE 7 U13
  • axbridge.dll - ActiveX Bridge for JavaBeans(TM)
  • dcpr.dll
  • deploy.dll - Java(TM) Deployment Library
  • 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
  • JdbcOdbc.dll
  • jdwp.dll
  • jfr.dll
  • jli.dll
  • jp2iexp.dll
  • jp2launcher.exe
  • jp2native.dll
  • jp2ssv.dll
  • jpeg.dll
  • jqs.exe - Java(TM) Quick Starter Service
  • keytool.exe
  • kinit.exe
  • klist.exe
  • ktab.exe
  • orbd.exe
  • pack200.exe
  • policytool.exe
  • rmi.dll
  • rmid.exe
  • rmiregistry.exe
  • servertool.exe
  • ssvagent.exe
  • tnameserv.exe
  • unpack200.exe
  • installer.dll - Installer

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

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 'JavaQuickStarterService'.
2 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • java.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Java\jre7\bin\java.exe'.
  • angry-ip-scanner.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Java\jre7\bin\javaw.exe'.
Network connections
  • angry-ip-scanner.exe connects to ec2-54-243-195-83.compute-1.amazonaws.com ( port 80).

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:1.01 GB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.3637997988%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.27758303%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.08621677%
0.015104% average
70 average
Memory:42.95 MB
Total CPU:0.0013008533%
Kernel CPU:0.00071955%
User CPU:0.00058131%
Memory:3.41 MB
Total CPU:0.0039375165%
Kernel CPU:0.00193269%
User CPU:0.00200482%
I/O reads/min:7.53 MB
I/O writes/min:2.54 KB

How do I remove Java 7 Update 13?

You can uninstall Java 7 Update 13 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 7 Update 13, 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 7 Update 13.

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by Java 7 Update 13 you can restore them to their previous default settings.
Microsoft Internet Explorer
Mozilla Firefox
Google Chrome

Win 7 (SP1) 55%
Win 10 0%
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 59.92%
Windows 10 21.66%
Windows XP 9.79%
Windows Vista 8.58%
Windows Server 2003 0.05%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 32.75%
Windows 7 Ultimate 14.28%
Microsoft Windows XP 9.65%
Windows 7 Professional 9.38%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 6.80%
Windows 8.1 5.82%

Distribution by countryGeography

45.54% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 45.54%
  Germany 9.56%
  United Kingdom 3.82%
  Italy 3.24%
  Hungary 2.98%
  Brazil 2.86%
  Canada 2.68%
  Spain 2.54%
  France 2.32%
  India 1.35%
  Australia 1.26%
  Mexico 1.19%
  Netherlands 1.13%
  Poland 0.96%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 21.34%
Dell 21.11%
Sony 19.05%
Acer 14.04%
ASUS 6.02%
Toshiba 4.36%
Samsung 2.77%
Intel 2.21%
American Megatrends 1.85%
Lenovo 1.50%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 6.49%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 5.14%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.79%
Sony SVF1521A1EW 3.58%
Sony SVF1521E6EW 2.60%
Dell Inspiron 1545 2.18%

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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