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What is javaw.exe?

Part of Java(TM) Platform SE 6 U33 by Sun Microsystems

What is it?

Java Platform SE binary 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.
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How does javaw.exe run?

Process - javaw.exe is an instance of a running program. This 32-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 0.3% of all Boost users have the javaw.exe process running.Of the 0.3% of javaw.exe users, 20.0% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is javaw.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.12171% CPU1217111.4%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
110.54 MB RAM513.3%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
2,429 /min107.8%
Average I/O read and write operations for all programs is 2,253 per minute.
              34 GDI objects22.7%
Average number of GUI GDI and USER objects for all programs is 150.
76 context switches/sec76.0%
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 U33?

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 6 U33.

What else is related?

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Windows Vista (TM) Home Premium (6.0.6002.131072)
Windows 7 Starter (6.1.7601.65536)
Windows 7 Ultimate N (6.1.7601.65536)
Windows 7 Home Premium (6.1.7601.65536)

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File details

File name: javaw.exe
Publisher: Sun Microsystems, Inc. (verified)
Name: Java(TM) Platform SE 6 U33
Description: Java(TM) Platform SE binary
Version: 6.0.330.3
Size: 145.76 KB
Original file name: javaw.exe

Digital certificate

Issued to: Sun Microsystems
Certificate authority: VeriSign
Expiration date: 7/15/2012

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.2327139799%
Privileged CPU: 0.1110028418%
User CPU: 0.12171113812948%
Privileged CPU time: 12798.4 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 256 ms
CPU cycle count: 13,356,218
CPU cycle count /min: 1,068,194,278
Context switches /sec: 76
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 541.91 MB
Peak committed memory: 551.23 MB
Paged memory: 110.54 MB
Peak paged memory: 139.19 MB
Paged system memory: 102.36 KB
Non-paged system memory: 18.82 KB
Working set memory: 37.97 MB
Peak working set memory: 134.32 MB
Min working set memory: 37.07 MB
Private memory: 110.54 MB
Page faults: 506,321
Page faults /min: 23,985
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 52,354
Read operations /min: 2,254
Total read transfer: 46.6 MB
Read transfer /min: 2.02 MB
Total write operations: 4,292
Write operations /min: 175
Total write transfer: 7.91 MB
Write transfer /min: 360.23 KB
Total other operations: 179,406
Other operations /min: 8,219
Total other transfer: 57.86 MB
Other Transfer /min: 2.54 MB
GUI Object Averages
GDI objects: 34
Peak GDI objects: 37
USER objects: 22
Peak USER objects: 25
Handle count average: 660
Thread count average: 50
Thread resource averages

Process details

Runs as (owner): User
Integrety level: High
Windows platform: 32-bit
System Tray: Yes
Process Commands
"C:\Program Files\Java\jre6\bin\javaw.exe" -Xmx512m -Dsun.java2d.d3d=false -jar "C:\Program Files\DownloadManager\JDownloader.jar"
"C:\Program Files\Java\jre6\bin\javaw.exe" -Xms12m -Xmx96m -XC:+DisableExplicitGC -XC:NewRatio=3 -XC:MinHeapFreeRatio=10 -XC:MaxHeapFreeRatio=10 -D"$ANABEL_GENIEO_ROOT_DIR$=@APPDATA@\Genieo\Application" -D"$ANABEL_GENIEO_DATA_DIR$=@APPDATA@\Genieo\Data" -Dprotostuff.runtime.morph_non_final_pojos=true -cp "C:\users\user\appdata\Roaming\Genieo\Application\Engine\lib\engine.jar;C:\users\user\appdata\Roaming\Genieo\Application\Engine\lib\*" com.anabel.pp.main.JettyPersonalizationServerMain

Shell open command details

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

Network connectivity

TCP: localhost on port 9666
TCP: localhost on port 1886
Windows Firewall allowed program: Yes

Image hashes

MD5: 647203a4393ba299c1f006ee485ecad5
SHA-1: 0d9a4e1b329b90330f6e9d22dc5baaa53e96f3f6
SHA-256: f0207b2c1d7e0b8a2cfbc8cf39200f57633da0a6b305f16546bbc1397e95772f

PE image details

Subsystem: Windows GUI
File packed: No
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