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What percent of users and experts removed it?
6% remove it94% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #185
United States Rank #183
Reach 2.9207%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 44.87 days
1323.79 days >
Average installed length: 695.55 days


2.1.1 100.00%

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JavaFX 2.1.1

What is JavaFX?

JavaFX is a software platform for creating and delivering rich internet applications that can run across a wide variety of devices on desktop computers and web browsers on Windows. 2.1 of JavaFX which includes H.264 and AAC support, UI enhancements including combo box controls, charts (stacked chart), and menu bars and webview component now allows JavaScript to make calls to Java methods.

About  (from Oracle)

JavaFX is the next step in the evolution of Java as a rich client platform. It is designed to provide a lightweight, hardware-accelerated Java UI platform for enterprise business applications. With JavaFX, developers can preserve existing investments by reusing Java libraries in their applications. They can even access...  Read more


Upon being installed, the software adds a Windows Service which is designed to run continuously in the background. Manually stopping the service has been seen to cause the program to stop functing properly. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. It adds a Browser Helper Object (BHO) to Internet Explorer. The primary executable is named javaws.exe. The setup package generally installs about 39 files and is usually about 33.21 MB (34,819,826 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.oracle.com/technetwork/java/javafx
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Oracle\JavaFX 2.1 Runtime\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{1111706F-666A-4037-7777-211328764D10}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 33.21 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by JavaFX 2.1.1

Program executable:javaws.exe
Name:Java(TM) Platform SE 7 U5
Java(TM) Web Start Launcher
Path:C:\Program Files\Oracle\JavaFX 2.1 Runtime\bin\javaws.exe
Additional files:
  • npdeployJava1.dll - Java Deployment Toolkit (NPRuntime Script Plug-in Library for Java(TM) Deploy)
  • axbridge.dll - Java(TM) Platform SE 7 U5 (ActiveX Bridge for JavaBeans(TM))
  • deploy.dll - Java(TM) Deployment Library
  • deployJava1.dll - Java(TM) Platform SE binary
  • eula.dll - EULA
  • javacpl.exe - Java(TM) Control Panel
  • jp2iexp.dll
  • jp2launcher.exe
  • jp2native.dll
  • jp2ssv.dll
  • jpicom.dll - Java(TM) Plug-in COM Library
  • jpiexp.dll - Java(TM) Plug-in for Internet Explorer
  • jpinscp.dll
  • jpioji.dll
  • jpishare.dll - Java(TM) Plug-in Share Library
  • jqs.exe - Java(TM) Quick Starter Service
  • npjp2.dll - Next Generation Java Plug-in 10.5.1 for Mozilla browsers
  • npjpi170_05.dll - Classic Java Plug-in 10.5.1 for Netscape and Mozilla
  • npoji610.dll
  • ssv.dll
  • ssvagent.exe
  • wsdetect.dll - Java(TM) Web Start ActiveX Control

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Google Chrome Plugin
  • npjp2.dll is loaded in the Google Chrome web browser as 'npjp2.dll'.
2 Internet Explorer BHOs
  • ssv.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'Java(tm) Plug-In SSV Helper' with the class of {761497BB-D6F0-462C-B6EB-D4DAF1D92D43}.
  • jp2ssv.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'Java(tm) Plug-In 2 SSV Helper' with the class of {DBC80044-A445-435b-BC74-9C25C1C588A9}.
Internet Explorer Extension
  • jp2iexp.dll is installed as an Internet Explorer extension using the class {08B0E5C0-4FCB-11CF-AAA5-00401C608501}.
  • jqs.exe runs as a service named 'JavaQuickStarterService'.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:9.63 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0031689358%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00181313%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00135581%
0.015104% average
70 average
I/O reads/min:1.26 MB
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:551 Bytes
105.02 KB average

How do I remove JavaFX?

You can uninstall JavaFX 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 JavaFX 2.1.1, 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 JavaFX.

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by JavaFX 2.1.1 you can restore them to their previous default settings.
Microsoft Internet Explorer
Mozilla Firefox
Google Chrome

Win 7 (SP1) 72%
Win 8 0%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 76.44%
Windows Vista 10.07%
Windows XP 6.95%
Windows 10 6.50%
Windows Server 2003 0.04%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 47.69%
Windows 7 Ultimate 13.08%
Windows 7 Professional 11.62%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 7.93%
Microsoft Windows XP 6.89%
Windows 10 Home 3.20%

Distribution by countryGeography

49.17% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 49.17%
  Germany 6.63%
  United Kingdom 4.68%
  Canada 3.49%
  France 3.46%
  Brazil 2.96%
  Italy 2.52%
  Australia 1.83%
  Netherlands 1.71%
  Spain 1.55%
  Taiwan 1.11%
  Belgium 1.08%
  Sweden 1.07%
  Japan 1.03%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 26.54%
Dell 25.44%
Acer 16.67%
ASUS 8.77%
Toshiba 7.65%
Samsung 4.06%
Intel 1.61%
Lenovo 1.60%
American Megatrends 1.06%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 8.33%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 5.57%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 4.07%
Dell Inspiron N5110 3.06%
Dell Inspiron 1545 2.55%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 2.49%

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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