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What is javaw.exe?

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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\j2re1.4.2_03\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 0.1% of all Boost users have the javaw.exe process running.Of the 0.1% of javaw.exe users, 30.0% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is javaw.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00102% CPU10171.1%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
18.09 MB RAM84.0%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
         4 GDI objects2.7%
Average number of GUI GDI and USER objects for all programs is 150.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\java\j2re1.4.2_03\bin\javaw.exe

Are there other versions of javaw.exe?

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 this process.

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Microsoft Windows XP (5.1.2600.196608)
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File details

File name: javaw.exe
Size: 20.07 KB

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0017518886%
Privileged CPU: 0.0007347797%
User CPU: 0.00101710885225%
Privileged CPU time: 40625 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 0 ms
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 160.24 MB
Peak committed memory: 160.25 MB
Paged memory: 18.09 MB
Peak paged memory: 18.87 MB
Paged system memory: 21.71 KB
Non-paged system memory: 17.26 KB
Working set memory: 18.54 MB
Peak working set memory: 19.64 MB
Min working set memory: 18.34 MB
Private memory: 18.09 MB
Page faults: 7,209
Page faults /min: 0
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 5,923
Total read transfer: 7.28 MB
Total write operations: 1,027
Total write transfer: 1.99 MB
Total other operations: 577,701
Total other transfer: 9.5 MB
GUI Object Averages
GDI objects: 4
USER objects: 1
Handle count average: 381
Thread count average: 22

Process details

Runs as (owner): User
Integrety level: Undefined
Windows platform: 32-bit
Process Command
"C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\Toolbox2.0\Javasoft\JRE\1.3.1\bin\javaw.exe" -jar -Duser.dir="C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\Toolbox2.0\Apache Tomcat 4.0" "C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\Toolbox2.0\Apache Tomcat 4.0\bin\bootstrap.jar" start

Shell open command details

Name: jarfile
Command: "C:\Program Files\Java\j2re1.4.2_03\bin\javaw.exe" -jar "%1" %*

Network connectivity

TCP: localhost on port 8005
Windows Firewall allowed program: Yes

Image hashes

MD5: 83e5de7ccd6009997a238aba4712aba6
SHA-1: 477a2cc43c0e0c2854502da1cf5b8931fd436653
SHA-256: 035fde8d5dfe88952e0195d41b3586d7489c92989e1dd6569feb6fe181b26313

PE image details

Subsystem: Windows GUI
Langauge*: Microsoft Visual C++
File entropy: 4.02242
File packed: No
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