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Should I remove Java SE Development Kit 6 Update 24?

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9% remove it91% keep it
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United States Rank #14,878
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VersionDistribution 100.00%

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Java SE Development Kit 6 Update 24

What is Java SE Development Kit 6 Update 24?  (from Oracle)

The Java Development Kit contains the software and tools that you need to compile, debug, and run applets and applications that you've written using the Java programming language. JDK has as its primary components a collection of programming tools, including javac, jar, the archiver, which packages related class librar...  Read more


Java SE Development Kit 6 Update 24 is a program developed by Oracle. The main program executable is javaws.exe. The software installer includes 42 files and is usually about 138.3 KB (141,621 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows XP. While about 26% of users of Java SE Development Kit 6 Update 24 come from the United States, it is also popular in India and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: java.sun.com
Help link: developer.java.sun.com/developer/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Java\jdk1.6.0_24\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{32A3A4F4-B792-11D6-A78A-00B0D0160240}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 138.3 KB

Program filesFiles installed by Java SE Development Kit 6 Update 24

Program executable:javaws.exe
Name:Java(TM) Platform SE 6 U24
Java(TM) Web Start Launcher
Path:C:\Program Files\java\jdk1.6.0_24\jre\bin\javaws.exe
Additional files:
  • jvisualvm.exe - Java VisualVM
  • appletviewer.exe (by Sun Microsystems) - Java(TM) Platform SE 6 U24 (Java(TM) Platform SE binary)
  • apt.exe (by Sun Microsystems)
  • beanreg.dll
  • extcheck.exe
  • HtmlConverter.exe
  • idlj.exe
  • jar.exe
  • jarsigner.exe
  • java.exe
  • javac.exe
  • javadoc.exe
  • javah.exe
  • javap.exe
  • java-rmi.exe
  • javaw.exe
  • jconsole.exe
  • jdb.exe
  • jhat.exe
  • jinfo.exe
  • jli.dll
  • jmap.exe
  • jps.exe
  • jrunscript.exe
  • jstack.exe
  • jstat.exe
  • jstatd.exe
  • keytool.exe
  • kinit.exe
  • klist.exe
  • ktab.exe
  • msvcr71.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® Visual Studio .NET (Microsoft® C Runtime Library)
  • native2ascii.exe
  • orbd.exe
  • pack200.exe
  • packager.exe - JavaBeans(TM) Packager
  • policytool.exe
  • rmic.exe
  • rmid.exe
  • rmiregistry.exe
  • schemagen.exe

How do I remove Java SE Development Kit 6 Update 24?

Quickly and completely remove Java(TM) SE Development Kit 6 Update 24 from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Java SE Development Kit 6 Update 24 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(TM) SE Development Kit 6 Update 24, 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 SE Development Kit 6 Update 24.

Win 7 (SP1) 63%
Win 7 0%
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 72.73%
Windows XP 13.97%
Windows Vista 7.10%
Windows 8 5.99%
Windows Server 2003 0.22%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 27.17%
Windows 7 Ultimate 21.16%
Windows 7 Professional 15.81%
Microsoft Windows XP 14.03%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 5.57%
Windows 7 Enterprise 4.23%

Distribution by countryGeography

25.81% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 25.81%
  India 9.48%
  Germany 6.25%
  United Kingdom 5.85%
  France 4.44%
  Japan 3.63%
  Brazil 2.42%
  Iran 2.42%
  Italy 2.02%
  MA 2.02%
  Australia 1.61%
  Indonesia 1.61%
  Israel 1.61%
  Philippines 1.41%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 26.62%
Hewlett-Packard 22.81%
Acer 20.15%
ASUS 6.84%
Samsung 4.18%
Toshiba 4.18%
American Megatrends 3.80%
Lenovo 3.04%
Intel 3.04%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 6.12%
Acer Veriton Series 4.08%
HP G72 Notebook PC 2.72%
Dell Inspiron 1545 2.04%
Dell Inspiron N5110 2.04%
Dell Inspiron N5050 2.04%

About Oracle

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Publisher URL: www.oracle.com


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