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What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #105
United States Rank #155
Reach 4.1417%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 22.34 days
659.12 days >
Average installed length: 346.32 days


7.0.550 0.00%
7.0.510 100.00%

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Java 7 Update 51

What is Java 7 Update 51?  (from Oracle)

The Java Runtime Environment (JRE) 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 Java W...  Read more


Java 7 Update 51 is a program developed by Oracle. The most used version is 7.0.510, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. It adds a Browser Helper Object (BHO) to Internet Explorer. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). 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 166 files and is usually about 29.46 MB (30,893,187 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 44% of users of Java 7 Update 51 come from the United States, it is also popular in France and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: java.com
Help link: java.com/help
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Java\jre7\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{26A24AE4-039D-4CA4-87B4-2F83217051FF}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 29.46 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Java 7 Update 51

Program executable:javaws.exe
Name:Java(TM) Platform SE 7 U51
Java(TM) Web Start Launcher
Signed by:Oracle America
Path:C:\Program Files\java\jre7\bin\javaws.exe
Additional files:
  • java.exe - Java(TM) Platform SE 7 U11 (Java(TM) Platform SE binary)
  • javaw.exe - Java(TM) Platform SE 7 U21
  • jre-7u21-windows-i586.exe
  • jre-7u25-windows-i586.exe - Java(TM) Platform SE 7 U25
  • jre-7u25-windows-i586-iftw.exe
  • jre-7u45-windows-x64.exe - Java(TM) Platform SE 7 U45
  • jre-7u51-windows-i586.exe - Java(TM) Platform SE 7 U51
  • jre-7u51-windows-x64.exe
  • jxpiinstall.exe
  • chromeinstall-7u5.exe - Java(TM) Platform SE 7 U5
  • jre-7u3-windows-i586.exe - Java(TM) Platform SE 7 U3
  • jre-7-windows-x64.exe - Java(TM) Platform SE 7
  • npdeployJava1.dll - Java Deployment Toolkit 7.0.510.13 (NPRuntime Script Plug-in Library for Java(TM) Deploy)
  • jabswitch.exe - Java Access Bridge for Windows
  • JavaAccessBridge.dll
  • JavaAccessBridge-32.dll
  • JAWTAccessBridge.dll
  • JAWTAccessBridge-32.dll
  • awt.dll
  • axbridge.dll - ActiveX Bridge pour JavaBeans(TM)
  • dcpr.dll
  • deploy.dll - Java Deployment Library
  • deployJava1.dll - Java(TM) Platform SE 7 U55
  • 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_crw_demo.dll
  • javacpl.exe - Java Control Panel
  • java-rmi.exe
  • jawt.dll
  • JdbcOdbc.dll
  • jdwp.dll
  • jfr.dll
  • jli.dll
  • jp2iexp.dll
  • jp2launcher.exe
  • jp2native.dll
  • jp2ssv.dll
  • jpeg.dll
  • jpicom.dll - Java Plug-in COM Library
  • jqs.exe - Java Quick Starter Service
  • keytool.exe
  • kinit.exe
  • klist.exe
  • ktab.exe
  • net.dll
  • nio.dll
  • npjp2.dll - Next Generation Java Plug-in 10.51.2 for Mozilla browsers
  • npjpi170_51.dll - Classic Java Plug-in 10.51.2 for Netscape and Mozilla
  • orbd.exe
  • pack200.exe
  • policytool.exe
  • rmid.exe

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}.
Internet Explorer Extension
  • jp2iexp.dll is installed as an Internet Explorer extension using the class {08B0E5C0-4FCB-11CF-AAA5-00401C608501}.
2 Scheduled Tasks
  • javaw.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{FDAA5AEC-8FD2-40E2-B495-1B8473EBCEA8}' (runs on registration).
  • javacpl.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{2D868005-214B-47C0-B87F-DF71482DB3FA}' (runs on registration).
2 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • java.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Java\jre7\bin\java.exe'.
  • javaw.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Java\jre7\bin\javaw.exe'.
Network connections
  • java.exe connects to hosted-by.leaseweb.com ( port 182).
  • java.exe connects to a23-63-208-60.deploy.static.akamaitechnologies.com ( port 443).
  • java.exe connects to mun20-1.playforia.net ( port 4370).
  • javaw.exe connects to 77-93-196-183.static.masterinter.net ( port 80).
  • javaw.exe connects to ns4009045.ip-198-27-70.net ( port 25565).
  • javaw.exe connects to (port 443).

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:113.69 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0001076417%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00000710%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00010054%
0.015104% average
70 average
I/O reads/min:70 Bytes
435.61 KB average
Memory:101.8 MB
Total CPU:0.0016135441%
Kernel CPU:0.00120091%
User CPU:0.00041264%
CPU cycles/sec:11,805,276
I/O reads/min:112.98 KB
I/O writes/min:130.52 KB
Memory:1.37 MB
Total CPU:0.0000275987%
Kernel CPU:0.00000900%
User CPU:0.00001860%

How do I remove Java 7 Update 51?

You can uninstall Java 7 Update 51 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 51, 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 51.

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by Java 7 Update 51 you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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Win 7 (SP1) 58%
Win 8 0%
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 62.50%
Windows 10 26.22%
Windows XP 5.68%
Windows Vista 5.57%
Windows Server 2003 0.04%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 31.88%
Windows 7 Ultimate 14.80%
Windows 7 Professional 12.01%
Windows 8.1 10.04%
Microsoft Windows XP 5.63%
Windows 8.1 Pro 5.53%

Distribution by countryGeography

43.78% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 43.78%
  France 6.15%
  United Kingdom 4.54%
  Brazil 3.91%
  Germany 3.63%
  Canada 3.47%
  Italy 3.25%
  Netherlands 1.89%
  Australia 1.76%
  Finland 1.60%
  India 1.55%
  Belgium 1.52%
  Spain 1.22%
  Poland 1.01%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 26.86%
Dell 21.80%
Acer 16.63%
ASUS 11.62%
Toshiba 6.58%
Samsung 4.50%
Lenovo 3.55%
Intel 1.50%
American Megatrends 0.85%
MSI 0.72%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 7.12%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 5.89%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 5.16%
ASUS All Series 4.31%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 2.79%
HP 2000 Notebook PC 2.70%

About Oracle

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Publisher URL: www.oracle.com


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