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What is javaw.exe?

Part of Java(TM) Platform SE 7 U17 by Oracle

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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\jre7\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 stable is Java(TM) Platform SE 7 U17?
Based on crash data discovered by Boost, stability is a measure of how sound this particular process and the average percent of times it crashes.
Typical program1.26%
How resource intensive is javaw.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.08622% CPU862167.7%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
1.01 GB RAM4816.7%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
572 GDI objects381.3%
Average number of GUI GDI and USER objects for all programs is 150.
2,328 context switches/sec2328.0%
Average context switches for all programs is 100 per second.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\java\jre7\bin\javaw.exe

Are there other versions of Java(TM) Platform SE 7 U17?

Why are multiple of the same versions listed?

What modules are loaded?

A module is a dynamic link library (DLL) or an executable file that is loaded into the process. Below is a list of non-system modules that are loaded by Java(TM) Platform SE 7 U17.

What else is related?

Java(TM) Platform SE 7 U17 Stability

javaw.exe crashes or has encountered a critical error 0.8900% of the time.
Error: Stopped responding and was closed (AppHangB1)
Details: A problem caused this program to stop interacting with Windows.
Occurred: over 6 months ago

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Microsoft Windows XP (5.1.2600.131072)
Microsoft Windows XP (5.1.2600.196608)
Windows Vista (TM) Home Premium (6.0.6001.65536)
Windows Vista (TM) Business (6.0.6002.131072)
Windows Vista (TM) Home Premium (6.0.6002.131072)
Windows Vista (TM) Ultimate (6.0.6002.131072)
Windows 7 Ultimate (6.1.7600.0)
Windows 7 Ultimate N (6.1.7600.0)
Windows 7 Home Premium (6.1.7600.0)
Windows 7 Ultimate (6.1.7600.0)
Windows 7 Enterprise (6.1.7601.65536)
Windows 7 Home Premium (6.1.7601.65536)

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File details

File name: javaw.exe
Publisher: Oracle Corporation (verified)
Name: Java(TM) Platform SE 7 U17
Description: Java(TM) Platform SE binary
Size: 170.41 KB
Original file name: javaw.exe

Digital certificate

Issued to: Oracle America
Certificate authority: VeriSign
Effective date: 7/6/2010
Expiration date: 7/6/2013

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.3637997988%
Privileged CPU: 0.2775830331%
User CPU: 0.08621676578008%
Privileged CPU time: 10109.38 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 0 ms
CPU cycle count: 1,536,050,149
Context switches /sec: 2,328
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 1.84 GB
Peak committed memory: 1.84 GB
Paged memory: 1.01 GB
Peak paged memory: 1.01 GB
Paged system memory: 762.42 KB
Non-paged system memory: 52.02 KB
Working set memory: 760.08 MB
Peak working set memory: 762.23 MB
Min working set memory: 455 MB
Private memory: 1.01 GB
Page faults: 352,936
Page faults /min: 0
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 36,888
Total read transfer: 26.32 MB
Total write operations: 7,751
Total write transfer: 958.66 KB
Total other operations: 32,354
Total other transfer: 1.08 MB
GUI Object Averages
GDI objects: 572
Peak GDI objects: 579
USER objects: 58
Peak USER objects: 74
Handle count average: 504
Thread count average: 32
Thread resource averages

Process details

Runs as (owner): User
Integrety level: Medium
Windows platform: 64-bit
Process Command
"C:\Program Files\Java\jre7\bin\javaw.exe" -Xms512m -Xmx1024m -jar "C:\users\user\desktop\Minecraft.exe"

Shell open command details

Name: jarfile
Command: "C:\Program Files\Java\jre7\bin\javaw.exe" -jar "%1" %*

Network connectivity

TCP: ec2-54-243-195-83.compute-1.amazonaws.com on port 60668
Windows Firewall allowed program: Yes

Image hashes

MD5: 0b56b878192dba95d66a3162d38911f2
SHA-1: eb817f8c4e4a0687409ee112db7e4865c14b585e
SHA-256: 82559b36f0310e3425bde711a8d99015ea6fef91aa9c44d8af38a1a64f083fd5

PE image details

File packed: No
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