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Should I remove Java SE Development Kit 6 Update 20?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
3% remove it97% keep it
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Global Rank #13,544
United States Rank #17,125
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VersionDistribution 100.00%

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Java SE Development Kit 6 Update 20

What is Java SE Development Kit 6 Update 20?

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.


The primary executable is named javaws.exe. The setup package generally installs about 32 files and is usually about 137.4 KB (140,697 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: java.sun.com
Help link: developer.java.sun.com/developer/support
Installation folder: C:\Java\jdk1.6.0_20\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{32A3A4F4-B792-11D6-A78A-00B0D0160200}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 137.4 KB

Program filesFiles installed by Java SE Development Kit 6 Update 20

Program executable:javaws.exe
Name:Java(TM) Platform SE 6 U20
Java(TM) Web Start Launcher
Additional files:
  • appletviewer.exe - Java(TM) Platform SE 6 U20 (Java(TM) Platform SE binary)
  • apt.exe
  • extcheck.exe
  • HtmlConverter.exe
  • idlj.exe
  • jar.exe
  • jarsigner.exe
  • java.exe
  • javacpl.exe - Java(TM) Control Panel
  • java-rmi.exe
  • javaw.exe
  • jbroker.exe
  • jp2launcher.exe
  • jqs.exe - Java(TM) Quick Starter Service
  • jqsnotify.exe - Java(TM) Quick Starter binary
  • keytool.exe
  • kinit.exe
  • klist.exe
  • ktab.exe
  • launcher.exe
  • nbexec.exe
  • orbd.exe
  • pack200.exe
  • policytool.exe
  • rmid.exe
  • rmiregistry.exe
  • servertool.exe
  • ssvagent.exe
  • tnameserv.exe
  • unpack200.exe
  • zipper.exe

How do I remove Java SE Development Kit 6 Update 20?

You can uninstall Java SE Development Kit 6 Update 20 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 Update 20, 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 Update 20.

Win 7 (SP1) 51%
Win Vista (SP1) 1%
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 63.33%
Windows XP 15.03%
Windows 10 13.90%
Windows Vista 7.74%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 18.58%
Windows 7 Home Premium 18.58%
Microsoft Windows XP 14.91%
Windows 7 Professional 12.16%
Windows 7 Home Basic 7.34%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 5.96%

Distribution by countryGeography

29.02% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 29.02%
  Brazil 11.90%
  India 8.14%
  Germany 6.26%
  France 3.34%
  Canada 2.71%
  Italy 2.30%
  Russia 2.09%
  Indonesia 2.09%
  Japan 1.88%
  Philippines 1.88%
  Netherlands 1.88%
  United Kingdom 1.67%
  MA 1.46%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 30.61%
Hewlett-Packard 25.71%
Acer 13.88%
Toshiba 6.53%
Lenovo 6.53%
ASUS 4.49%
American Megatrends 1.63%
Intel 1.22%
Medion 1.22%
Samsung 1.22%
Common models
HP Pavilion g4 Notebook P... 9.93%
LENOVO Lenovo H420 4.64%
Gigabyte G41M-ES2L 2.65%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.65%
Dell Inspiron N5110 1.99%
Dell Inspiron N5010 1.99%

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