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What is javaw.exe?

Part of Java(TM) Platform SE 6 U37 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. javaw.exe is executed by the process amazonclouddrive.exe (by Amazon Services LLC).

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 stable is Java(TM) Platform SE 6 U37?
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.
0.00101% CPU10113.8%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
59.17 MB RAM274.8%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
11,757 /min521.8%
Average I/O read and write operations for all programs is 2,253 per minute.
              22 GDI objects14.7%
Average number of GUI GDI and USER objects for all programs is 150.
116 context switches/sec116.0%
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 U37?

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 U37.

What else is related?

Java(TM) Platform SE 6 U37 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 (5.1.2600.196608)
Windows Vista (TM) Home Basic (6.0.6002.131072)
Windows Vista (TM) Home Premium (6.0.6002.131072)
Windows Vista (TM) Ultimate (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 Home Premium (6.1.7600.0)
Windows 7 Enterprise (6.1.7601.65536)
Windows 7 Home Premium (6.1.7601.65536)
Windows 7 Professional (6.1.7601.65536)
Windows 7 Starter (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 U37
Description: Java(TM) Platform SE binary
Version: 6.0.370.6
Size: 145.98 KB
Original file name: javaw.exe

Digital certificate

Issued to: Sun Microsystems
Certificate authority: VeriSign
Effective date: 6/7/2012

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0066357280%
Privileged CPU: 0.0056243465%
User CPU: 0.00101138148512%
Privileged CPU time: 250475.85 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 46 ms
CPU cycle count: 33,991,792
CPU cycle count /min: 204,756,978
Context switches /sec: 116
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 586.19 MB
Peak committed memory: 589.55 MB
Paged memory: 59.17 MB
Peak paged memory: 59.66 MB
Paged system memory: 142.46 KB
Non-paged system memory: 34.73 KB
Working set memory: 42.66 MB
Peak working set memory: 52.06 MB
Min working set memory: 27.87 MB
Private memory: 59.17 MB
Page faults: 495,927
Page faults /min: 248
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 23,719,366
Read operations /min: 11,680
Total read transfer: 142.63 MB
Read transfer /min: 769.21 KB
Total write operations: 29,145
Write operations /min: 77
Total write transfer: 12.36 MB
Write transfer /min: 32.91 KB
Total other operations: 60,398,197
Other operations /min: 6,496
Other Transfer /min: 117.9 KB
GUI Object Averages
GDI objects: 22
Peak GDI objects: 29
USER objects: 10
Peak USER objects: 14
Handle count average: 430
Thread count average: 29
Thread resource averages

Process details

Runs as (owner): User
Integrety level: Medium
Windows platform: 64-bit
Parent Processes
Process Commands
"LocalServiceJre\bin\AmazonCloudDriveW.exe" -XC:MinHeapFreeRatio=40 -Dserver -Dlog4j.prefix="C:\users\user\appdata\Local\Amazon Cloud Drive\SyncClient\\" -cp *;LocalServiceJars\*; com.amazon.adrive.client.localsvc.AWingLocalService --pipeName=\\.\pipe\8ca47352-4a6c-4270-8304-1a92bb07fbb1 --dataPath="C:\users\user\appdata\Local\Amazon Cloud Drive\SyncClient"
"LocalServiceJre\bin\AmazonCloudDriveW.exe" -XC:MinHeapFreeRatio=40 -Dserver -Dlog4j.prefix="C:\Documents and Settings\user\Application Data\Amazon Cloud Drive\SyncClient\\" -cp *;LocalServiceJars\*; com.amazon.adrive.client.localsvc.AWingLocalService --pipeName=\\.\pipe\62865121-1a36-478e-b8b5-d8bc1f5f2c54 --dataPath="C:\Documents and Settings\user\Application Data\Amazon Cloud Drive\SyncClient"
javaw.exe -XC:MinHeapFreeRatio=40 -Dserver -Duser.variant=WIN -Duser.language=en -Duser.country=US -cp *;localsvc_lib\*; com.amazon.adrive.client.localsvc.AWingLocalService

Shell open command details

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

Network connectivity

TCP: localhost on port 49407
TCP: localhost on port 26330
TCP: localhost on port 49478
TCP: localhost on port 49559
Windows Firewall allowed program: Yes

Image hashes

MD5: a109c40c04d7ee2d78dfc2268d4ed57f
SHA-1: 2af5af81afd51fe2093d410f8c9eeab4c05b46e1
SHA-256: 26e8ead744d276cfaf8a34fe36ebfabe64a4df92166a55329d5a526a7d5d5ac6

PE image details

File packed: No
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