Application Java Web Start

A way to uninstall Java Web Start from your PC

This web page contains thorough information on how to remove Java Web Start for Windows. The application is often placed in the C:\Program Files\Java Web Start directory (same installation drive as Windows).

Java Web Start contains of the executables below. They occupy 322.68 KB (330427 bytes) on disk.

  • helper.exe (52.00 KB)
  • javaws.exe (128.00 KB)
  • uninst-javaws.exe (142.68 KB)
After the uninstall process, the application leaves some files behind on the computer. Part_A few of these are shown below.

The files below are left behind on your disk by Java Web Start when you uninstall it:
  • C:\Program Files\Java Web Start\javaws.exe

How to delete Java Web Start from your PC with the help of Advanced Uninstaller PRO

 Sometimes, people want to remove it. This is hard because doing this by hand takes some experience related to removing Windows programs manually. The best QUICK practice to remove Java Web Start is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Here is how to do this:

1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO on your system, add it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very potent uninstaller and all around utility to optimize your system.


2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take your time to get familiar with Advanced Uninstaller PRO's design and wealth of functions available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very good system utility.

3. Click on the General Tools category
Go to General Tools

4. Press the Uninstall Programs button
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. A list of the applications installed on your PC will appear

6. Navigate the list of applications until you locate Java Web Start or simply activate the Search feature and type in "Java Web Start". If it is installed on your PC the Java Web Start app will be found very quickly. When you select Java Web Start in the list of applications, some information about the program is made available to you:

  • Safety rating (in the lower left corner). This explains the opinion other users have about Java Web Start, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other users - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information about the app you are about to uninstall, by clicking on the Properties button.
7. Click the Uninstall button. A confirmation window will come up. Confirm the uninstall by pressing the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will automatically remove Java Web Start.
Uninstall Java Web Start

8. After removing Java Web Start, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run an additional cleanup. Press Next to perform the cleanup. All the items of Java Web Start which have been left behind will be found and you will be able to delete them. By uninstalling Java Web Start using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no Windows registry entries, files or directories are left behind on your system.

Your Windows PC will remain clean, speedy and able to serve you properly.


Geographical user distribution

  • Windows XP (5.1)
Software Application


2015-01-16 / Written by Dan Armano for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2015-01-16 14:05:35.130