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Java SE Development Kit 8


Java SE Development Kit 8 is a software program developed by Oracle. The primary executable is named javaws.exe. The setup package generally installs about 42 files. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 8 and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 25% of users of Java SE Development Kit 8 come from the United States, it is also popular in Italy and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: java.com
Help link: java.com/help
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Java\jdk1.8.0\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{32A3A4F4-B792-11D6-A78A-00B0D0180000}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Java SE Development Kit 8

Program executable:javaws.exe
Name:Java(TM) Platform SE 8
Java(TM) Web Start Launcher
Path:C:\Program Files\java\jdk1.8.0\jre\bin\javaws.exe
Additional files:
  • jabswitch.exe - Java Access Bridge for Windows
  • appletviewer.exe - Java(TM) Platform SE 8 (Java(TM) Platform SE binary)
  • 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
  • jdeps.exe
  • jhat.exe
  • jinfo.exe
  • jjs.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
  • policytool.exe
  • rmic.exe
  • jvisualvm.exe - Java VisualVM

How do I remove Java SE Development Kit 8?

Quickly and completely remove Java SE Development Kit 8 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 8 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 8, 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 8.

Win 8 48%
Win 7 9%
Uninstall it 10%
Keep it 90%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 8 47.83%
Windows 7 43.48%
Windows Vista 8.70%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 17.39%
Windows 7 Home Premium 15.22%
Windows 8.1 13.04%
Windows 10 Home 10.87%
Windows 10 Pro 8.70%
Windows 8.1 Pro 8.70%

Distribution by countryGeography

24.53% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 24.53%
  Italy 7.55%
  Germany 5.66%
  Spain 5.66%
  Canada 3.77%
  India 3.77%
  United Arab Emirates 1.89%
  AF 1.89%
  Argentina 1.89%
  Austria 1.89%
  Brazil 1.89%
  Chile 1.89%
  CM 1.89%
  Colombia 1.89%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 27.78%
Acer 25.00%
Lenovo 11.11%
Toshiba 11.11%
Dell 8.33%
ASUS 5.56%
MSI 2.78%
Medion 2.78%
Alienware 2.78%
Common models
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 7.14%
TOSHIBA Satellite Pro C50... 2.38%
TOSHIBA Satellite C845 2.38%
TOSHIBA Satellite C55-B 2.38%
Sony VPCEH3QFX 2.38%

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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