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Should I remove Java 7 Update 5?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
5% remove it95% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #1,872
United States Rank #2,321
Reach 0.3550%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 32.51 days
959.02 days >
Average installed length: 503.89 days


7.0.50 100.00%

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Java 7 Update 5

What is Java 7 Update 5?

Java SE 7 update realease contains 14 security fixes.

About  (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 Update 5 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 70 files and is usually about 14.26 MB (14,956,647 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 39% of users of Java 7 Update 5 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-4CA4-87B4-2F83217005FF}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 14.26 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Java 7 Update 5

Program executable:javaws.exe
Name:Java(TM) Platform SE 7 U5
Java(TM) Web Start Launcher
Path:C:\Program Files\java\jre7\bin\javaws.exe
Additional files:
  • jabswitch.exe - Java Access Bridge for Windows
  • JavaAccessBridge.dll
  • JAWTAccessBridge.dll
  • awt.dll - Java(TM) Platform SE 7 U21 (Java(TM) Platform SE binary)
  • axbridge.dll - ActiveX Bridge for JavaBeans(TM)
  • dcpr.dll
  • deploy.dll - Java Deployment Library
  • dt_shmem.dll
  • dt_socket.dll
  • fontmanager.dll
  • hprof.dll
  • instrument.dll
  • j2pcsc.dll
  • j2pkcs11.dll
  • jaas_nt.dll
  • java.dll
  • java.exe
  • java_crw_demo.dll
  • javacpl.exe - Java 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
  • eula.dll - Java(TM) Platform SE 7 U5 (EULA)
  • 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
  • jsdt.dll
  • jsound.dll
  • jsoundds.dll
  • keytool.exe
  • kinit.exe
  • klist.exe
  • ktab.exe
  • orbd.exe
  • pack200.exe
  • policytool.exe
  • 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}.
Internet Explorer Extension
  • jp2iexp.dll is installed as an Internet Explorer extension using the class {08B0E5C0-4FCB-11CF-AAA5-00401C608501}.
  • jqs.exe runs as a service named 'Java Quick Starter' (JavaQuickStarterService) "Prefetches JRE files for faster startup of Java applets and applications".
Network connections
  • javaw.exe connects to ve-in-f121.1e100.net ( port 80).

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:506.8 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0062378703%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00184199%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00439588%
0.015104% average
Memory:113.69 MB
Total CPU:0.0001076417%
Kernel CPU:0.00000710%
User CPU:0.00010054%
I/O reads/min:70 Bytes
Memory:2.02 MB
Total CPU:0.0462127608%
Kernel CPU:0.03754787%
User CPU:0.00866489%

How do I remove Java 7 Update 5?

You can uninstall Java 7 Update 5 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) 7 Update 5, 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 5.

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by Java 7 Update 5 you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 58.77%
Windows 10 25.46%
Windows XP 8.17%
Windows Vista 7.53%
Windows Server 2003 0.07%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 33.05%
Windows 7 Ultimate 13.27%
Microsoft Windows XP 8.12%
Windows 7 Professional 7.99%
Windows 8.1 7.18%
Windows 8 6.31%

Distribution by countryGeography

39.49% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 39.49%
  Germany 6.21%
  United Kingdom 4.15%
  Italy 3.77%
  France 3.51%
  Brazil 3.31%
  Canada 2.98%
  Japan 2.39%
  Australia 2.19%
  India 2.13%
  Spain 1.63%
  Netherlands 1.60%
  Iran 1.40%
  Turkey 0.99%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Sony 28.06%
Hewlett-Packard 20.97%
Dell 17.09%
Acer 12.55%
ASUS 7.23%
Samsung 2.29%
Toshiba 1.77%
Lenovo 1.75%
Intel 1.30%
Medion 1.12%
American Megatrends 1.08%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 6.06%
Sony SVE1512C6EW 5.10%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 4.38%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.72%
MEDION MS-7800 2.88%
Sony SVE14A27CXH 2.70%

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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