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Should I remove Java SE Development Kit 7 Update 21?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
4% remove it96% keep it
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United States Rank #11,605
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Lifespan of installation (until removal)
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Average installed length: 538.14 days


VersionDistribution 100.00%

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Java SE Development Kit 7 Update 21

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What is Java SE Development Kit 7 Update 21?  (from Oracle)

Java Platform, Standard Edition (Java SE) lets you develop and deploy Java applications on desktops and servers, as well as in today's demanding embedded environments. Java offers the rich user interface, performance, versatility, portability, and security that today’s applications require


Java SE Development Kit 7 Update 21 is a software program developed by Oracle. The primary executable is named javaws.exe. The setup package generally installs about 58 files. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 31% of users of Java SE Development Kit 7 Update 21 come from the United States, it is also popular in Brazil and India.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: java.sun.com
Help link: developer.java.sun.com/developer/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Java\jdk1.7.0_21\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{32A3A4F4-B792-11D6-A78A-00B0D0170210}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)

Program filesFiles installed by Java SE Development Kit 7 Update 21

Program executable:javaws.exe
Name:Java(TM) Platform SE 7 U21
Java(TM) Web Start Launcher
Path:C:\Program Files\java\jdk1.7.0_21\jre\bin\javaws.exe
Additional files:
  • jdk-7u21-windows-i586.exe - Java(TM) Platform SE 7 U21 (Java(TM) Platform SE binary)
  • jabswitch.exe - Java Access Bridge for Windows
  • appletviewer.exe
  • apt.exe
  • beanreg.dll
  • extcheck.exe
  • idlj.exe
  • jar.exe
  • jarsigner.exe
  • java.exe
  • javac.exe
  • javadoc.exe
  • javah.exe
  • javap.exe
  • java-rmi.exe
  • javaw.exe
  • jcmd.exe
  • jconsole.exe
  • jdb.exe
  • jhat.exe
  • jinfo.exe
  • jli.dll
  • jmap.exe
  • jps.exe
  • jrunscript.exe
  • jsadebugd.exe
  • jstack.exe
  • jstat.exe
  • jstatd.exe
  • keytool.exe
  • kinit.exe
  • klist.exe
  • ktab.exe
  • native2ascii.exe
  • orbd.exe
  • pack200.exe
  • packager.exe - JavaBeans Packager
  • policytool.exe
  • rmic.exe
  • jvisualvm.exe - Java VisualVM

How do I remove Java SE Development Kit 7 Update 21?

Quickly and completely remove Java SE Development Kit 7 Update 21 from your computer by downloading Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Java SE Development Kit 7 Update 21 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 SE Development Kit 7 Update 21, 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 7 Update 21.

Win 7 (SP1) 59%
Win 7 0%
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 66.43%
Windows 10 22.18%
Windows XP 7.20%
Windows Vista 4.18%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 24.88%
Windows 7 Home Premium 17.99%
Windows 7 Professional 16.71%
Microsoft Windows XP 7.01%
Windows 8 Pro 4.56%
Windows 8.1 Pro 4.44%

Distribution by countryGeography

30.73% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 30.73%
  Brazil 8.70%
  India 5.18%
  United Kingdom 4.63%
  France 3.74%
  Germany 3.30%
  Italy 2.64%
  Spain 2.20%
  Australia 2.09%
  Canada 2.09%
  Netherlands 1.76%
  Taiwan 1.76%
  Mexico 1.54%
  Indonesia 1.43%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 26.21%
Dell 23.39%
Acer 16.94%
ASUS 9.07%
Lenovo 4.84%
Samsung 3.83%
Toshiba 2.02%
American Megatrends 1.41%
Intel 1.41%
Sahara 1.01%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 7.21%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 5.29%
HP Pavilion g4 Notebook P... 3.37%
Dell Inspiron 1545 1.92%
Dell Inspiron 5521 1.92%
Dell Latitude E6420 1.92%

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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