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Program info

Estimated safety rating


javaw.exe is a application which is most likely legit. So, if javaw.exe is on your system, it is most likely ok, and will NOT cause problems. Even if your system is clean, we still advise you to run a well-known antivirus with a good track record, in order to yourself yourself against potential security problems.

Executable file path


Usually, the default filename and folder where this application is stored is

MD5 hash of the executable file


The MD5 checksum for this file is 5dc0128e8a2017e82289191820c736a5.

Is running as a service


This application does NOT operate as a Windows service. This is usually a good sign.

Accesses the internet


This application uses the net to communicate. Today this is expected from a program. For example, most of the apps on your PC check for new updates. In order to do this, Internet communications are required.

Is a 32 bit executable file


This application runs as a 32-bit program. It does not exploit the full set of features of nowadays' computer CPUs. This ordinarily happens because the authors did not upgrade it to use the x64 instruction set.

File description

 Java(TM) Platform SE binary

The description extracted from the exe is Java(TM) Platform SE binary.

File version


File version 8.0.600.27.


 Oracle Corporation

Author Oracle Corporation.


 Copyright © 2015

Legal copyright notice Copyright © 2015.

Has valid windows


This program does NOT have visible elements of user interface. This is most likely a bad thing.

Digitally signed


javaw.exe is digitally signed. Today the large majority of virus-free programs are digitally signed.

Valid digital signature


The digital signature found in javaw.exe verifies as ok. This is very good.

Certifier name

 Oracle America, Inc.

Digitally signed by: Oracle America, Inc.

Issuer name

 Symantec Class 3 SHA256 Code Signing CA

Certificate's issuer name: Symantec Class 3 SHA256 Code Signing CA

Starts with windows


This executable is registered to start when your PC starts. Yes

Can be uninstalled


This executable does NOT have an uninstall routine set up in registry.