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What is javaw.exe? Java Control Panel?

Vendor:      Sun Microsystems
Product:     Java
Vendor Website:      http://java.sun.com/javase/downloads/index.jsp
Last Seen by PC Matic:      No Data

Process is Bad PC Matic has analyzed this process and determined that there is a high likelihood that it is bad.
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Process is goodThis process is a Microsoft or Windows process, but many viruses use this file name to escape notice.

Purpose: javaw.exe - Java Control Panel (Sun Microsystems).
Internet Explorer (and all other programs that use java) will load this program, it doen't need be load all the time.

javaw.exe is required by third-party software or hardware and should not disabled.


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javaw.exe is a Microsoft or Windows process but some versions of this exe carry viruses.
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Percentage of recently scanned PC's with this process running: 0.11%
Average CPU use for this program: 1%
Average RAM for this program: 40 MB


Program Name MD5 Count
javaw.exe

MD5 Hashes

# Status MD5 Revision Name Size
1 Status 0xeca139131fc9d36f92d81f85a1e08408 8/18/2017 1:27:00 PM Unknown Unknown Java Control Panel 132 KB
2 Status 0x141c0ddc4b7aa9287d1dea52c9525445 3/13/2017 5:39:00 PM Unknown Unknown Java Control Panel 52 KB
3 Status 0x048459299864953fed410f58f1a5a399 5/2/2015 10:22:00 PM Unknown 5.0.130.5 Java Control Panel 52 KB
4 Status 0xab0c33b3ffe3d1792bbcbb3ced72b7a8 9/3/2014 4:59:00 PM Unknown Unknown Java Control Panel 132 KB
5 Status 0x359b080f9226d078847e363c7aeda903 8/11/2014 2:38:00 PM Unknown Unknown Java Control Panel 141 KB
6 Status 0xc3b009e9f060be435523823523733ed6 1/16/2014 7:04:00 AM Unknown Unknown Java Control Panel 145 KB
7 Status 0x85963c403ac1a5ceab5a97763aad887c 9/30/2012 4:52:00 PM Unknown Unknown Java Control Panel 145 KB
8 Status 0xbaf5a550c038dfbcb9b3ce2a98f3b7d5 2/7/2012 2:48:00 PM Unknown Unknown Java Control Panel 0 KB
9 Status 0x94d74a19cdc78f246f3627e7b0db4699 2/7/2012 1:18:00 PM Unknown Unknown Java Control Panel 141 KB
10 Status 0x4cc69cdda27ebe7ab6bf988deeec5ddd 2/6/2012 8:17:00 PM Unknown Unknown Java Control Panel 141 KB
11 Status 0x3472baeb8d524d5cc7b5ce56be5bd03b 2/5/2012 11:24:00 PM Unknown 6.0.50.13 Java Control Panel 132 KB
12 Status 0x65b3cb27395a87c2956c01736346001d 2/2/2012 11:16:00 AM Unknown 5.0.80.3 Java Control Panel 52 KB
13 Status 0x87893167c98fcef5d14077511f219b75 2/1/2012 12:37:00 AM Unknown Unknown Java Control Panel 141 KB
14 Status 0x173dbad67daf64368294cb95bd2b9ee8 1/28/2012 10:17:00 PM Unknown Unknown Java Control Panel 141 KB
15 Status 0xc885553342249b02f2aeab21d5e6c166 1/27/2012 4:00:00 AM Unknown 5.0.120.4 Java Control Panel 52 KB
16 Status 0x9cdac40bd0ce1a2c5b2d5bf4debe49f3 1/26/2012 2:02:00 AM Unknown 5.0.90.3 Java Control Panel 52 KB
17 Status 0x0ff47cfc874cb4db58cc855e6d10f66c 1/17/2012 6:43:00 PM Unknown Unknown Java Control Panel 141 KB
18 Status 0x09e070774d02bb8eb8bd193cd5bf2fed 1/16/2012 7:42:00 PM Unknown Unknown Java Control Panel 141 KB
19 Status 0x005f8d39a2fa04d08b2aabfdb07df305 1/16/2012 4:41:00 PM Unknown 6.0.0.104 Java Control Panel 132 KB
20 Status 0xad73c9e2612f24b35fcab6659a889abc 9/4/2011 4:44:00 PM Unknown 5.0.110.3 Java Control Panel 52 KB
21 Status 0xcb2c1f055d0a2acfb29602d7d0d3db1e 9/3/2011 2:10:00 AM Unknown 5.0.0.0 Java Control Panel 86 KB
22 Status 0x2c473304dd2bb9266ea80f535dfabf6c 8/25/2011 3:23:00 AM Unknown Unknown Java Control Panel 52 KB
23 Status 0x75f2b05d6b22a927d425101f81439de4 8/24/2011 2:42:00 PM Unknown 5.0.150.4 Java Control Panel 52 KB
24 Status 0x25ce7d3d441f614c6118ec6e91dbc094 8/22/2011 7:03:00 PM Unknown Unknown Java Control Panel 136 KB
25 Status 0xb149f437ad2e9ea8f09948b01616b879 7/30/2011 1:29:00 PM Unknown Unknown Java Control Panel 141 KB

MD5 Hashes

# Status MD5 Revision Name Size
1 Status 0x83e5de7ccd6009997a238aba4712aba6 6/17/2017 2:52:00 AM Unknown HP Toolbox 20 KB
2 Status 0x3e788f91e6a5ca4f80a86d844c99f063 3/2/2017 4:17:00 AM Unknown HP Toolbox 32 KB
3 Status 0xb7614f58b6d2ae8efade3a6e0916e49d 1/10/2017 4:21:00 PM Unknown HP Toolbox 20 KB
4 Status 0xb426062d25193bdd7836b886ca0612c9 1/10/2012 11:16:00 AM Unknown HP Toolbox 28 KB
5 Status 0xa18a07268012dc4643115278f6951c38 6/18/2011 12:59:00 PM Unknown HP Toolbox 44 KB
6 Status 0x1a02f340691c3a7755267dabd283b262 5/5/2011 5:16:00 AM Unknown HP Toolbox 44 KB
7 Status 0x47b2a13013d54498031209fe8bdbcd5c 2/21/2011 10:39:00 PM Unknown HP Toolbox 44 KB
8 Status 0x8ba5a2c81c88b9a32575c8c8401503b3 5/9/2010 7:51:00 AM Unknown Unknown HP Toolbox 20 KB
9 Status 0xe8bc93bffca1bc02536c3f27edda88f6 4/1/2010 6:23:00 AM Unknown HP Toolbox 44 KB
10 Status 0x8cb680d7d9683d13ff5b66458f9447a7 9/23/2009 4:35:00 PM Unknown HP Toolbox 44 KB
11 Status 0x7d1806c298cee235dd098a1b8c0a64be 8/29/2009 7:03:00 PM Unknown HP Toolbox 20 KB
12 Status 0xad3ffa2ca6543694391149bbaf1800bd 8/17/2009 1:44:00 PM Unknown HP Toolbox 20 KB
13 Status 0x85db5facfb6ead2b6f4ea0361409b0db 6/30/2009 12:25:00 PM Unknown Unknown HP Toolbox 40 KB
14 Status 0xd345e975d54e0810144cb99d5a716d3a 6/20/2009 5:12:00 PM Unknown HP Toolbox 44 KB
15 Status 0x5c5e11b8567cbe02249463c937e3b9dd 6/11/2009 11:16:00 AM Unknown HP Toolbox 13 KB
16 Status 0xd8e3d27c7cb3f6afa0bededf49f7c560 5/7/2009 12:22:00 PM Unknown HP Toolbox 20 KB
17 Status 0xe7b8b7c1113c9d51d8b05985a90119cd 4/22/2009 6:20:00 PM Unknown HP Toolbox 28 KB
18 Status 0xb8e92ac4a3ed97ba3e0890522c6425f2 3/26/2009 11:22:00 AM Unknown Unknown HP Toolbox 20 KB
19 Status 0xa01967ec869fc9a4321caea87b674099 3/24/2009 5:06:00 PM Unknown HP Toolbox 24 KB
20 Status 0x87d016edee198e8e26bac5734238a80b 3/18/2009 6:15:00 PM Unknown HP Toolbox 24 KB
21 Status 0xf18d6386ed2d80a16b732593f4444c76 3/12/2009 5:47:00 PM Unknown HP Toolbox 28 KB
22 Status 0xbdc58c075c2c4d4c2cfbbc8ce2d2aed7 10/6/2008 8:46:00 AM Unknown Unknown HP Toolbox 96 KB
23 Status 0x05eef44d90549e8fc2e6657c4e8f4d72 8/28/2008 3:06:00 PM Unknown Unknown HP Toolbox 20 KB
24 Status 0x87b2a7e3eab02082c6c48c57f4dc263b 5/10/2008 3:07:00 PM Unknown HP Toolbox 24 KB
25 Status 0x3d69707caac34c59a6bfab021aa985f6 4/9/2008 6:33:00 AM Unknown Unknown HP Toolbox 20 KB


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