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What is jqs.exe?

Part of Java(TM) Platform SE 6 U37 by Sun Microsystems

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How does jqs.exe run?

Service - jqs.exe runs as a background Windows service called 'JavaQuickStarterService' (Java Quick Starter). This service runs as the SYSTEM account with extensive privileges on the local computer, and acts as the computer on the network. Java Quick Starter runs as a program that can be started by the Service Controller and that obeys the service control protocol. This type of service runs in a process by itself.


What is the community is seeing?What is the community is doing?
About 0.3% of all Boost users have the jqs.exe process running.Of the 0.3% of jqs.exe users, 83.0% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is jqs.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.02212% CPU221152.5%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
          4.04 MB RAM18.8%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
11,440 /min507.8%
Average I/O read and write operations for all programs is 2,253 per minute.
         4 GDI objects2.7%
Average number of GUI GDI and USER objects for all programs is 150.
240 context switches/sec240.0%
Average context switches for all programs is 100 per second.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\java\jre6\bin\jqs.exe

What else is related?

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Microsoft Windows XP (5.1.2600.196608)
Windows 7 Home Premium (6.1.7601.65536)

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File details

File name: jqs.exe
Publisher: Sun Microsystems, Inc. (verified)
Name: Java(TM) Platform SE 6 U37
Description: Java(TM) Quick Starter Service
Version: 6.0.370.6
Size: 149.98 KB
Original file name: jqs.exe

Digital certificate

Issued to: Sun Microsystems
Certificate authority: VeriSign
Effective date: 7/5/2012
Expiration date: 7/18/2015

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0224761346%
Privileged CPU: 0.0003608867%
User CPU: 0.02211524790651%
Privileged CPU time: 270906.25 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 151 ms
Context switches /sec: 240
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 36.41 MB
Peak committed memory: 50.17 MB
Paged memory: 4.04 MB
Peak paged memory: 4.7 MB
Paged system memory: 53.17 KB
Non-paged system memory: 33.96 KB
Working set memory: 1.79 MB
Peak working set memory: 17.1 MB
Min working set memory: 1.36 MB
Private memory: 4.04 MB
Page faults: 32,463,226
Page faults /min: 13,966
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 830,376
Read operations /min: 472
Total read transfer: 1.15 GB
Read transfer /min: 12.32 MB
Total write operations: 176,448
Write operations /min: 100
Total write transfer: 12.11 MB
Write transfer /min: 7.05 KB
Total other operations: 2,495,516
Other operations /min: 1,479
Total other transfer: 42.5 MB
Other Transfer /min: 30.07 KB
GUI Object Averages
GDI objects: 4
USER objects: 2
Handle count average: 175
Thread count average: 5
Thread resource averages

Process details

Runs as (owner): System
Integrety level: Undefined
Windows platform: 32-bit
Runs as a service: Yes
Parent Process
Process Command
"C:\Program Files\Java\jre6\bin\jqs.exe" -service -config "C:\Program Files\Java\jre6\lib\deploy\jqs\jqs.conf"

Service details

Name: Java Quick Starter
Service name: JavaQuickStarterService
Service type: Win32OwnProcess
Description: “Prefetches JRE files for faster startup of Java applets and applications”

Network connectivity

TCP: localhost on port 5152
TCP: localhost on port 5152

Image hashes

MD5: 691b9b7c0cc1653732717d292d6b305d
SHA-1: 24e599bf5b1230dc3c356132940e66e9a3cd2fcd
SHA-256: 4385b4b686a78912018ef974134fdd71fbe9843ddedf1e6c305b2aab342d5902

PE image details

Subsystem: Windows Console
Langauge*: Microsoft Visual C++ 7.1
File packed: No
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