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Should I remove Java SE Development Kit 7?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
10% remove it90% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #7,696
United States Rank #12,363
Reach 0.0535%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 21.66 days
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Average installed length: 206.55 days


VersionDistribution 100.00%

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Java SE Development Kit 7

What is Java SE Development Kit 7?

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.

About  (from Oracle)

Java Runtime Environment (JRE) (32-Bit) provides the libraries, the Java Virtual Machine, and other components to run applets and applications written in the Java programming language. In addition, two key deployment technologies are part of the JRE: Java Plug-in, which enables applets to run in popular browsers; and J...  Read more


The primary executable is named javaws.exe. The setup package generally installs about 34 files and is usually about 136.67 KB (139,945 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: java.sun.com
Help link: developer.java.sun.com/developer/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Java\jdk1.7.0\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{32A3A4F4-B792-11D6-A78A-00B0D0170000}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 136.67 KB

Program filesFiles installed by Java SE Development Kit 7

Program executable:javaws.exe
Name:Java(TM) Platform SE 7
Java(TM) Web Start Launcher
Path:C:\Program Files\java\jdk1.7.0\jre\bin\javaws.exe
Additional files:
  • appletviewer.exe - Java(TM) Platform SE 7 (Java(TM) Platform SE binary)
  • apt.exe
  • extcheck.exe
  • idlj.exe
  • jar.exe
  • jarsigner.exe
  • java.exe
  • javac.exe
  • javacpl.exe - Java(TM) Control Panel
  • java-rmi.exe
  • javaw.exe
  • jbroker.exe
  • jp2launcher.exe
  • jqs.exe - Java(TM) Quick Starter Service
  • keytool.exe
  • kinit.exe
  • klist.exe
  • ktab.exe
  • orbd.exe
  • pack200.exe
  • policytool.exe
  • rmid.exe
  • rmiregistry.exe
  • servertool.exe
  • ssvagent.exe
  • tnameserv.exe
  • unpack200.exe
  • jdk-7-windows-i586.exe

How do I remove Java SE Development Kit 7?

You can uninstall Java SE Development Kit 7 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 7, 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 7.

Win 7 (SP1) 57%
Win 7 0%
Uninstall it 10%
Keep it 90%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 68.91%
Windows 10 12.61%
Windows XP 11.85%
Windows Vista 6.64%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 25.17%
Windows 7 Home Premium 23.07%
Windows 7 Professional 14.49%
Microsoft Windows XP 11.82%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 4.10%
Windows 8 Pro 2.86%

Distribution by countryGeography

22.32% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 22.32%
  India 11.79%
  Germany 4.91%
  Italy 4.55%
  Iran 3.21%
  France 2.86%
  Mexico 2.77%
  Taiwan 2.59%
  Brazil 2.32%
  MA 2.14%
  Indonesia 2.14%
  United Kingdom 2.05%
  Spain 1.96%
  Netherlands 1.79%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 26.01%
Hewlett-Packard 22.90%
Acer 18.85%
ASUS 7.32%
Toshiba 6.23%
Lenovo 4.21%
Intel 3.27%
Samsung 2.96%
American Megatrends 1.87%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.96%
Dell Inspiron N5010 3.60%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.60%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.52%
Hewlett-Packard Compaq Pr... 2.52%
Dell Inspiron 1525 2.52%

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