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What is javaw.exe?

Part of Java(TM) Platform SE 7 U7 by Oracle

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 Oracle
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\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, 11.1% have disabled it.
How stable is Java(TM) Platform SE 7 U7?
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.
0.00030% CPU3026.6%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
918.4 MB RAM4265.0%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
773 GDI objects515.3%
Average number of GUI GDI and USER objects for all programs is 150.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\java\jre7\bin\javaw.exe

Are there other versions of Java(TM) Platform SE 7 U7?

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 U7.

What else is related?

Java(TM) Platform SE 7 U7 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 on: September 2, 2013
Error: Stopped responding and was closed (AppHangB1)
Details: A problem caused this program to stop interacting with Windows.
Occurred: over 6 months ago
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?

Windows 7 Home Premium (6.1.7601.65536)

About Oracle Corporation

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File details

File name: javaw.exe
Publisher: Oracle Corporation (verified)
Name: Java(TM) Platform SE 7 U7
Description: Java(TM) Platform SE binary
Size: 184.98 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: 0.0003690006%
Privileged CPU: 0.0000663372%
User CPU: 0.00030266338417%
Privileged CPU time: 126392.01 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 0 ms
CPU cycle count: 129,096,282
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 1.71 GB
Peak committed memory: 1.72 GB
Paged memory: 918.4 MB
Peak paged memory: 1.08 GB
Paged system memory: 350.16 KB
Non-paged system memory: 50.83 KB
Working set memory: 552.17 MB
Peak working set memory: 709.19 MB
Min working set memory: 93.2 MB
Private memory: 918.4 MB
Page faults: 648,132
Page faults /min: 0
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 44,994
Total read transfer: 34.86 MB
Total write operations: 17,934
Total write transfer: 22.01 MB
Total other operations: 371,598
Total other transfer: 3.03 MB
GUI Object Averages
GDI objects: 773
Peak GDI objects: 778
USER objects: 52
Peak USER objects: 56
Handle count average: 627
Thread count average: 43
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

Windows Firewall allowed program: Yes

Image hashes

MD5: 9d75ae1e0cf50fc15354dd5b8e7e8fb4
SHA-1: 9e73a9011c731dac072b315375b8ecd7f3327da3
SHA-256: 86a1766a8bdf8d78e063cdc88dc7520f0160732a4c648415c7affb5531b08ced

PE image details

Subsystem: Windows GUI
File packed: No
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