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What percent of users and experts removed it?
12% remove it88% keep it
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United States Rank #1,861
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Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)


8.0.1710.25 0.04%
8.0.1710.11 99.96%

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Java 8 Update 171

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Java 8 Update 171 is a software program developed by Oracle. The most common release is 8.0.1710.11, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The primary executable is named javaws.exe. The setup package generally installs about 64 files and is usually about 170.67 MB (178,958,814 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 10 and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 95% of users of Java 8 Update 171 come from the United States, it is also popular in France and Netherlands.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: java.com
Help link: java.com/help
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.8.0_171\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{26A24AE4-039D-4CA4-87B4-2F32180171F0}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 170.67 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Java 8 Update 171

Program executable:javaws.exe
Name:Java(TM) Platform SE 8 U171
Java(TM) Web Start Launcher
Path:C:\Program Files\java\jre1.8.0_171\bin\javaws.exe
Additional files:
  • installer.exe - Java Platform SE 8 U171 (Java Platform SE binary)
  • javacpl.exe - Java(TM) Platform SE 8 U171 (Java Control Panel)
  • jp2launcher.exe - Java(TM) Web Launcher
  • ssvagent.exe - Java(TM) Platform SE binary
  • awt.dll - Java(TM) Platform SE 8
  • bci.dll
  • jabswitch.exe
  • java.exe
  • java-rmi.exe
  • javaw.exe
  • jjs.exe
  • keytool.exe
  • kinit.exe
  • klist.exe
  • ktab.exe
  • orbd.exe
  • pack200.exe
  • policytool.exe
  • rmid.exe
  • rmiregistry.exe
  • servertool.exe
  • tnameserv.exe
  • unpack200.exe

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  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 8 Update 171, 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 8 Update 171.

Win 10 73%
Win 7 (SP1) 0%
Uninstall it 12%
Keep it 88%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 73.09%
Windows 7 26.44%
Windows Vista 0.47%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Home 39.17%
Windows 10 Pro 23.42%
Windows 7 Home Premium 9.22%
Windows 7 Professional 8.05%
Windows 7 Ultimate 7.66%
Windows 10 Home Single La... 2.72%

Distribution by countryGeography

94.70% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 94.70%
  France 2.12%
  Netherlands 1.38%
  United Kingdom 1.31%
  South Africa 0.23%
  Spain 0.16%
  Australia 0.09%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 30.19%
Dell 19.41%
ASUS 15.93%
Acer 14.52%
Lenovo 5.29%
Toshiba 3.35%
Samsung 2.14%
MSI 1.67%
Intel 1.20%
Alienware 1.07%
Medion 1.07%
Common models
ASUS All Series 11.78%
HP HP Notebook 4.83%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.09%
HP HP ZBook 15 G4 2.70%
Dell XPS 8700 2.51%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.51%

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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