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What is javaw.exe?

Part of Java(TM) Platform SE 6 U22 by Sun Microsystems

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 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 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\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 0.5% of all Boost users have the javaw.exe process running.Of the 0.5% of javaw.exe users, 12.5% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is javaw.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00046% CPU4561.5%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
419 MB RAM1945.8%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
 3 /min0.1%
Average I/O read and write operations for all programs is 2,253 per minute.
98 GDI objects65.3%
Average number of GUI GDI and USER objects for all programs is 150.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\java\jre6\bin\javaw.exe

Are there other versions of Java(TM) Platform SE 6 U22?

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 6 U22.

What else is related?

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Windows 7 Home Premium (6.1.7601.65536)

About Sun Microsystems, Inc.

Sun Microsystems is a multinational vendor of computers, computer software and hardware, and information technology services. Sun is a proponent of open systems More...
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File details

File name: javaw.exe
Publisher: Sun Microsystems, Inc. (verified)
Name: Java(TM) Platform SE 6 U22
Description: Java(TM) Platform SE binary
Size: 167.78 KB
Original file name: javaw.exe

Digital certificate

Issued to: Sun Microsystems
Certificate authority: VeriSign
Effective date: 5/24/2009
Expiration date: 7/14/2012

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0009420656%
Privileged CPU: 0.0004859143%
User CPU: 0.00045615125996%
Privileged CPU time: 677512343 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 15,867 ms
CPU cycle count: 853,796,010
CPU cycle count /min: 25,066,167
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 921.18 MB
Peak committed memory: 934.57 MB
Paged memory: 419 MB
Peak paged memory: 647.23 MB
Paged system memory: 312.98 KB
Non-paged system memory: 38.92 KB
Working set memory: 363.83 MB
Peak working set memory: 608.66 MB
Min working set memory: 158.03 MB
Private memory: 419 MB
Page faults: 16,666,038
Page faults /min: 390
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 94,704
Read operations /min: 2
Total read transfer: 88.58 MB
Read transfer /min: 2.12 KB
Total write operations: 21,031
Write operations /min: 1
Total write transfer: 1.62 GB
Write transfer /min: 39.71 KB
Total other operations: 261,085
Other operations /min: 6
Total other transfer: 1.31 GB
Other Transfer /min: 32.06 KB
GUI Object Averages
GDI objects: 98
Peak GDI objects: 105
USER objects: 49
Peak USER objects: 55
Handle count average: 655
Thread count average: 47

Process details

Runs as (owner): User
Integrety level: Medium
Windows platform: 64-bit
Process Command
"C:\Program Files\Java\jre6\bin\javaw.exe" -jar -Xmx512m JDownloader.jar -rfu

Shell open command details

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

Network connectivity

TCP: localhost on port 64430

Image hashes

MD5: a27ad8c3d4f0518f3e59ca1c9c5c0d18
SHA-1: fc3686d3bd20b52da2d09fd5cb2ca56c4fa36379
SHA-256: d574c3096c39bdd391f6aa051d7e5678bfbd3408a5b0fb7e56db82decb249170

PE image details

File packed: No
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