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What is javaw.exe?

Part of Java(TM) Platform SE 6 U30 by Sun Microsystems

What is it?

This library is part of the Java Platform Standard Edition (Java SE), a platform for programming in the Java language 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 needed to allow the use of file systems, networks, graphical interfaces, and so on, from within those programs.
Description of javaw.exe from Sun Microsystems
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 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.
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How does javaw.exe run?

Process - javaw.exe is an instance of a running program. This 64-bit program executes with the privileges as the currently logged in user account.

How does javaw.exe start?

Shell open command - javaw.exe is typically associtated with identifier name of jarfile with and identifier of "C:\Program Files\Java\jre6\bin\javaw.exe" -jar "%1" %*. A Shell Open Command allows for an association of a file extension and a program. This association allows an application to be run when the icon or a context menu item is clicked upon in the Windows Explorer window.


What is the community is seeing?What is the community is doing?
About 0.5% of all Boost users have the javaw.exe process running.Of the 0.5% of javaw.exe users, 12.5% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is javaw.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.03418% CPU341788.2%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
339.5 MB RAM1576.6%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
              41 GDI objects27.3%
Average number of GUI GDI and USER objects for all programs is 150.
65 context switches/sec65.0%
Average context switches for all programs is 100 per second.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\java\jre6\bin\javaw.exe

Are there other versions of Java(TM) Platform SE 6 U30?

Why are multiple of the same versions listed?

What else is related?

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Windows 7 Professional (6.1.7601.65536)

About Sun Microsystems, Inc.

Sun Microsystems is a multinational vendor of computers, computer software and hardware, and information technology services. Sun is a proponent of open systems More...
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File details

File name: javaw.exe
Publisher: Sun Microsystems, Inc. (verified)
Name: Java(TM) Platform SE 6 U30
Description: Java(TM) Platform SE binary
Version: 6.0.300.12
Size: 168.28 KB
Original file name: javaw.exe

Digital certificate

Issued to: Sun Microsystems
Certificate authority: VeriSign
Effective date: 5/24/2009
Expiration date: 7/14/2012

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.1088276283%
Privileged CPU: 0.0746488046%
User CPU: 0.03417882372857%
Privileged CPU time: 795.61 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 0 ms
CPU cycle count: 708,083,914
Context switches /sec: 65
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 334.88 MB
Peak committed memory: 399.88 MB
Paged memory: 339.5 MB
Peak paged memory: 350.1 MB
Paged system memory: 269.73 KB
Non-paged system memory: 24.54 KB
Working set memory: 144.57 MB
Peak working set memory: 149.77 MB
Min working set memory: 126.43 MB
Private memory: 339.5 MB
Page faults: 75,025
Page faults /min: 0
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 11,289
Total read transfer: 11.37 MB
Total write operations: 529
Total write transfer: 5.35 MB
Total other operations: 16,570
Total other transfer: 138.51 KB
GUI Object Averages
GDI objects: 41
Peak GDI objects: 45
USER objects: 29
Peak USER objects: 33
Handle count average: 1,253
Thread count average: 27
Thread resource averages

Process details

Runs as (owner): User
Integrety level: Medium
Windows platform: 64-bit
Child Process
Process Command
"C:\Program Files\Java\jre6\bin\javaw.exe" -classpath "C:\users\user\desktop\FTB_Launcher.exe;anything" net.ftb.gui.LaunchFrame

Shell open command details

Name: jarfile
Command: "C:\Program Files\Java\jre6\bin\javaw.exe" -jar "%1" %*

Network connectivity

Windows Firewall allowed program: Yes

Image hashes

MD5: 139f156f7d3b0981eb542563e347b479
SHA-1: 5bad46470ce0edaf2c86186514a077b4c63dd900
SHA-256: e6fa8dcfbf71ad4fad9e2aad8cd81e5d7bbd7b9c74c0ce4e0dea4ce8be8c3bd3

PE image details

CLR assembly: Yes
Langauge*: Microsoft Visual C# / Basic .NET
File packed: No
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