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Should I remove Java SE Development Kit 6?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
1% remove it99% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #11,264
United States Rank #20,224
Reach 0.0300%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 8.49 days
250.40 days >
Average installed length: 131.57 days


VersionDistribution 100.00%

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Java SE Development Kit 6

What is Java SE Development Kit 6?

The JDK is a development environment for building applications, applets, and components using the Java programming language. Java Platform, Standard Edition or Java SE is a widely used platform for programming in the Java language. It is the Java Platform used to deploy portable applications for general use. Java SE consists of a virtual machine, which must be used to run Java programs, together with a set of libraries.


Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. 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 105 files and is usually about 37.83 MB (39,668,224 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: java.sun.com
Help link: developer.java.sun.com/developer/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\java\jdk1.6.0\jre\bin
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{32A3A4F4-B792-11D6-A78A-00B0D0160000}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 37.83 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Java SE Development Kit 6

Program executable:javaws.exe
Name:Java(TM) Platform SE 6
Java(TM) Web Start Launcher
Path:C:\Program Files\java\jdk1.6.0\jre\bin\javaws.exe
Additional files:
  • attach.dll - Java(TM) Platform SE 6 (Java(TM) Platform SE binary)
  • awt.dll
  • axbridge.dll - ActiveX Bridge for JavaBeans(TM)
  • dcpr.dll
  • deploy.dll - Java(TM) Deployment Library
  • deploytk.dll
  • dt_shmem.dll
  • dt_socket.dll
  • eula.dll - EULA
  • fontmanager.dll
  • hpi.dll
  • hprof.dll
  • instrument.dll
  • ioser12.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
  • jli.dll
  • jpeg.dll
  • 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
  • jsound.dll
  • jsoundds.dll
  • jucheck.exe - Java(TM) Update Checker
  • jusched.exe
  • keytool.exe
  • kinit.exe
  • klist.exe
  • ktab.exe
  • management.dll
  • net.dll
  • nio.dll
  • npt.dll
  • rmi.dll
  • splashscreen.dll
  • unpack.dll
  • verify.dll
  • w2k_lsa_auth.dll
  • zip.dll
  • jvm.dll - Java(TM) 2 Platform Standard Edition 6 (Java HotSpot(TM) 64-Bit Server VM)
  • cmm.dll (by Eastman Kodak Company) - KODAK DIGITAL SCIENCE Java CMM

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • jusched.exe is scheduled as a task named 'Java Update Scheduler' (runs weekly on Mondays at 10:00 a.m.).
  • javaw.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{8656E9B0-6A45-425F-978E-5B914379BB10}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • jusched.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'SunJavaUpdateSched' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.6.0\bin\jusched.exe".
2 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • java.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Java\jdk1.6.0\jre\bin\java.exe'.
  • javaw.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.6.0\bin\javaw.exe'.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:428.3 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0152893361%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00677022%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00851912%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:2,257,589,885
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:77.33 MB
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:24.27 MB
105.02 KB average

How do I remove Java SE Development Kit 6?

You can uninstall Java SE Development Kit 6 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) SE Development Kit 6, 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 SE Development Kit 6.

Win 7 (SP1) 46%
Win 7 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 62.84%
Windows 10 22.64%
Windows XP 10.64%
Windows Vista 3.55%
Windows Server 2003 0.34%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 31.58%
Windows 7 Home Premium 13.75%
Windows 7 Professional 12.56%
Microsoft Windows XP 10.53%
Windows 8.1 Pro 4.58%
Windows 8 Pro 4.41%

Distribution by countryGeography

38.70% of installs come from India
Which countries install it?
  India 38.70%
  United States 16.78%
  Iran 3.82%
  United Kingdom 3.16%
  Egypt 2.16%
  Brazil 1.99%
  Italy 1.83%
  France 1.83%
  Philippines 1.83%
  MA 1.50%
  TN 1.33%
  Canada 1.33%
  Malaysia 1.16%
  Saudi Arabia 1.16%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 31.34%
Hewlett-Packard 25.60%
Acer 15.07%
Lenovo 7.18%
ASUS 6.70%
Intel 3.59%
Toshiba 2.63%
Samsung 2.63%
Sahara 0.96%
American Megatrends 0.72%
Sony 0.72%
Common models
Dell Inspiron N5010 6.30%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.78%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.36%
Dell Inspiron 3521 2.52%
Dell Inspiron 3542 2.52%
LENOVO 20157 2.52%

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