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Should I remove Java 8 Update 74?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
3% remove it97% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Excellent
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #5,199
United States Rank #5,919
Reach 0.0978%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 18.10 days
533.96 days >
Average installed length: 280.55 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
8.0.740.31 0.05%
8.0.740.2 99.95%

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Java 8 Update 74

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Overview

Java 8 Update 74 is a program developed by Oracle. The most used version is 8.0.740.2, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. It adds a Browser Helper Object (BHO) to Internet Explorer. The main program executable is javaws.exe. The software installer includes 49 files and is usually about 178 MB (186,643,564 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 10 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 38% of users of Java 8 Update 74 come from the United States, it is also popular in Italy and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: java.com
Help link: java.com/help
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.8.0_74\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{26A24AE4-039D-4CA4-87B4-2F83218074F0}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 178 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Java 8 Update 74

Program executable:javaws.exe
Name:Java(TM) Platform SE 8 U74
Java(TM) Web Start Launcher
Path:C:\Program Files\java\jre1.8.0_74\bin\javaws.exe
MD5:f41e9c661b9c782388d2e134ac1d1658
Additional files:
  • installer.exe - Java Platform SE 8 U74 (Java Platform SE binary)
  • deploy.dll - Java(TM) Platform SE 8 U74 (Java Deployment Library)
  • eula.dll - EULA
  • javacpl.exe - Java Control Panel
  • jp2iexp.dll - Java(TM) Platform SE binary
  • jp2launcher.exe - Java(TM) Web Launcher
  • jp2native.dll
  • jp2ssv.dll
  • awt.dll - Java(TM) Platform SE 8
  • bci.dll
  • dcpr.dll
  • decora_sse.dll
  • dt_shmem.dll
  • dt_socket.dll
  • fontmanager.dll
  • fxplugins.dll
  • glass.dll
  • glib-lite.dll
  • gstreamer-lite.dll
  • hprof.dll
  • instrument.dll
  • j2pcsc.dll
  • j2pkcs11.dll
  • jaas_nt.dll
  • jabswitch.exe
  • java.dll
  • java.exe
  • java_crw_demo.dll
  • JavaAccessBridge.dll
  • JavaAccessBridge-32.dll
  • javafx_font.dll
  • javafx_font_t2k.dll
  • javafx_iio.dll
  • java-rmi.exe
  • javaw.exe
  • jawt.dll
  • JAWTAccessBridge.dll
  • JAWTAccessBridge-32.dll
  • jdwp.dll
  • jfr.dll
  • jfxmedia.dll
  • jfxwebkit.dll
  • jjs.exe
  • jli.dll
  • jpeg.dll
  • jsdt.dll
  • jsound.dll
  • jsoundds.dll

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}.

How do I remove Java 8 Update 74?

Quickly and completely remove Java 8 Update 74 from your computer by downloading Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Java 8 Update 74 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 8 Update 74, 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 74.

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by Java 8 Update 74 you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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OS VERSIONS
Win 10 62%
Win 8.1 0%
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%
 
GLOBAL RANK
#5,199

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 62.42%
Windows 7 32.19%
Windows XP 2.91%
Windows Vista 2.48%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Home 32.78%
Windows 10 Pro 16.26%
Windows 7 Ultimate 12.11%
Windows 7 Home Premium 10.95%
Windows 7 Professional 6.48%
Windows 8.1 3.99%

Distribution by countryGeography

38.49% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 38.49%
  Italy 10.26%
  Germany 8.13%
  France 7.62%
  Brazil 3.88%
  United Kingdom 3.79%
  Spain 2.96%
  Canada 1.80%
  Netherlands 1.48%
  Russia 1.20%
  Belgium 1.06%
  Australia 1.02%
  DZ 1.02%
  Poland 0.83%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 23.89%
Acer 19.56%
Dell 16.11%
ASUS 13.81%
Lenovo 7.70%
Toshiba 6.37%
Samsung 4.60%
GIGABYTE 4.16%
Medion 1.06%
Intel 0.97%
American Megatrends 0.88%
Alienware 0.88%
Common models
ASUS All Series 7.84%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.99%
HP Pavilion 15 Notebook P... 3.09%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 3.09%
Dell Inspiron 3521 2.61%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.61%

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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