Java 8 Java 8

A way to uninstall Java 8 from your system

This page is about Java 8 for Windows. Below you can find details on how to uninstall it from your computer. It was developed for Windows by Oracle Corporation. Go over here for more details on Oracle Corporation. Click on to get more facts about Java 8 on Oracle Corporation's website. The application is frequently installed in the C:\Program Files\Java\jre8 folder. Keep in mind that this location can vary depending on the user's choice. The full command line for uninstalling Java 8 is MsiExec.exe /X{26A24AE4-039D-4CA4-87B4-2F83218000FF}. Keep in mind that if you will type this command in Start / Run Note you might receive a notification for administrator rights. Java 8's primary file takes about 65.40 KB (66968 bytes) and is called javacpl.exe.

The executables below are part of Java 8. They take about 1.12 MB (1179512 bytes) on disk.

  • jabswitch.exe (29.90 KB)
  • java-rmi.exe (15.40 KB)
  • java.exe (171.90 KB)
  • javacpl.exe (65.40 KB)
  • javaw.exe (171.90 KB)
  • javaws.exe (258.40 KB)
  • jjs.exe (15.40 KB)
  • jp2launcher.exe (51.40 KB)
  • keytool.exe (15.40 KB)
  • kinit.exe (15.40 KB)
  • klist.exe (15.40 KB)
  • ktab.exe (15.40 KB)
  • orbd.exe (15.40 KB)
  • pack200.exe (15.40 KB)
  • policytool.exe (15.40 KB)
  • rmid.exe (15.40 KB)
  • rmiregistry.exe (15.40 KB)
  • servertool.exe (15.40 KB)
  • ssvagent.exe (47.90 KB)
  • tnameserv.exe (15.90 KB)
  • unpack200.exe (154.40 KB) to view all...

The current page applies to Java 8 version 8.0.0 only. For other Java 8 versions please click below:

After the uninstall process, the application leaves some files behind on the computer. Some of these are listed below.

Directories found on disk:
  • C:\Program Files\Java\jre8
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NetBeans\Cache\7.4\index\s1\java
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NetBeans\Cache\7.4\index\s10\java
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\NetBeans\Cache\7.4\index\s11\java

The files below remain on your disk by Java 8 when you uninstall it:
  • C:\Program Files\Java\jre8\bin\awt.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Java\jre8\bin\client\classes.jsa
  • C:\Program Files\Java\jre8\bin\client\jvm.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Java\jre8\bin\client\Xusage.txt
  • C:\Program Files\Java\jre8\bin\dcpr.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Java\jre8\bin\decora_sse.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Java\jre8\bin\deploy.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Java\jre8\bin\dt_shmem.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Java\jre8\bin\dt_socket.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Java\jre8\bin\dtplugin\deployJava1.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Java\jre8\bin\dtplugin\npdeployJava1.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Java\jre8\bin\eula.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Java\jre8\bin\fontmanager.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Java\jre8\bin\fxplugins.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Java\jre8\bin\glass.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Java\jre8\bin\glib-lite.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Java\jre8\bin\gstreamer-lite.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Java\jre8\bin\hprof.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Java\jre8\bin\installer.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Java\jre8\bin\instrument.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Java\jre8\bin\j2pcsc.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Java\jre8\bin\j2pkcs11.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Java\jre8\bin\jaas_nt.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Java\jre8\bin\jabswitch.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Java\jre8\bin\java.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Java\jre8\bin\java.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Java\jre8\bin\java_crw_demo.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Java\jre8\bin\JavaAccessBridge.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Java\jre8\bin\javacpl.cpl
  • C:\Program Files\Java\jre8\bin\javacpl.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Java\jre8\bin\javafx_font.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Java\jre8\bin\javafx_font_t2k.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Java\jre8\bin\javafx_iio.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Java\jre8\bin\java-rmi.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Java\jre8\bin\javaw.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Java\jre8\bin\javaws.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Java\jre8\bin\jawt.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Java\jre8\bin\JAWTAccessBridge.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Java\jre8\bin\jdwp.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Java\jre8\bin\jfr.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Java\jre8\bin\jfxmedia.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Java\jre8\bin\jfxwebkit.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Java\jre8\bin\jjs.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Java\jre8\bin\jli.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Java\jre8\bin\jp2iexp.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Java\jre8\bin\jp2launcher.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Java\jre8\bin\jp2native.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Java\jre8\bin\jp2ssv.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Java\jre8\bin\jpeg.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Java\jre8\bin\jsdt.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Java\jre8\bin\jsound.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Java\jre8\bin\jsoundds.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Java\jre8\bin\kcms.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Java\jre8\bin\keytool.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Java\jre8\bin\kinit.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Java\jre8\bin\klist.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Java\jre8\bin\ktab.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Java\jre8\bin\lcms.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Java\jre8\bin\management.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Java\jre8\bin\mlib_image.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Java\jre8\bin\msvcr100.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Java\jre8\bin\net.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Java\jre8\bin\nio.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Java\jre8\bin\npt.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Java\jre8\bin\orbd.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Java\jre8\bin\pack200.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Java\jre8\bin\plugin2\msvcr100.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Java\jre8\bin\plugin2\npjp2.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Java\jre8\bin\policytool.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Java\jre8\bin\prism_common.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Java\jre8\bin\prism_d3d.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Java\jre8\bin\prism_es2.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Java\jre8\bin\prism_sw.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Java\jre8\bin\rmid.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Java\jre8\bin\rmiregistry.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Java\jre8\bin\servertool.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Java\jre8\bin\splashscreen.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Java\jre8\bin\ssv.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Java\jre8\bin\ssvagent.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Java\jre8\bin\sunec.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Java\jre8\bin\sunmscapi.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Java\jre8\bin\t2k.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Java\jre8\bin\tnameserv.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Java\jre8\bin\unpack.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Java\jre8\bin\unpack200.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Java\jre8\bin\verify.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Java\jre8\bin\w2k_lsa_auth.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Java\jre8\bin\WindowsAccessBridge.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Java\jre8\bin\wsdetect.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Java\jre8\bin\zip.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Java\jre8\COPYRIGHT
  • C:\Program Files\Java\jre8\lib\
  • C:\Program Files\Java\jre8\lib\
  • C:\Program Files\Java\jre8\lib\charsets.jar
  • C:\Program Files\Java\jre8\lib\classlist
  • C:\Program Files\Java\jre8\lib\cmm\
  • C:\Program Files\Java\jre8\lib\cmm\
  • C:\Program Files\Java\jre8\lib\cmm\
  • C:\Program Files\Java\jre8\lib\cmm\
  • C:\Program Files\Java\jre8\lib\cmm\

You will find in the Windows Registry that the following data will not be uninstalled; remove them one by one using regedit.exe:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Applications\java.exe
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\MIME\Database\Content Type\application/java-deployment-toolkit
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\MIME\Database\Content Type\application/x-java-applet
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\MIME\Database\Content Type\application/x-java-jnlp-file
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\JavaSoft\Java Runtime Environment
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\JavaSoft\Java Update
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Java VM
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\4EA42A62D9304AC4784BF238120800FF
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\4F4A3A23297B6D117AA8000B0D715001
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\4F4A3A23297B6D117AA8000B0D810000
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\F60730A4A66673047777F5728467D401
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\JavaSoft\Java Development Kit
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\JavaSoft\Java Plug-in
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\JavaSoft\Java Runtime Environment
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\JavaSoft\Java Update
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\JavaSoft\Java Web Start
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\AdvancedOptions\JAVA_VM
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{26A24AE4-039D-4CA4-87B4-2F83218000FF}
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\MozillaPlugins\,version=11.0.2\MimeTypes\application/java-deployment-toolkit
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\MozillaPlugins\,version=11.0.2\MimeTypes\application/x-java-applet
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\MozillaPlugins\,version=11.0.2\MimeTypes\application/x-java-vm

Open regedit.exe in order to delete the following registry values:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\4EA42A62D9304AC4784BF238120800FF\ProductName
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\4F4A3A23297B6D117AA8000B0D715001\ProductName
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\4F4A3A23297B6D117AA8000B0D810000\ProductName
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\F60730A4A66673047777F5728467D401\ProductName
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Installer\Folders\C:\Program Files\Java\jre8\

How to delete Java 8 with Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Java 8 is a program released by Oracle Corporation. Frequently, users choose to erase it. Sometimes this is troublesome because uninstalling this by hand requires some knowledge regarding removing Windows programs manually. One of the best QUICK way to erase Java 8 is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Here is how to do this:

1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO on your PC, install it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is an efficient uninstaller and general utility to take care of your system.


2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take some time to admire Advanced Uninstaller PRO's interface and wealth of features available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a powerful PC management program.

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

4. Click on the Uninstall Programs feature
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. A list of the programs existing on your PC will be made available to you

6. Navigate the list of programs until you find Java 8 or simply click the Search feature and type in "Java 8". The Java 8 app will be found very quickly. Notice that after you select Java 8 in the list of apps, the following data regarding the application is available to you:

  • Safety rating (in the lower left corner). The star rating explains the opinion other people have regarding Java 8, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other people - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information regarding the application you wish to uninstall, by clicking on the Properties button.
For example you can see that for Java 8:

  • The software company is:
  • The uninstall string is: MsiExec.exe /X{26A24AE4-039D-4CA4-87B4-2F83218000FF}
7. Click the Uninstall button. A confirmation window will come up. Confirm the uninstall by clicking Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will then remove Java 8.
Uninstall Java 8

8. After removing Java 8, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run an additional cleanup. Press Next to start the cleanup. All the items that belong Java 8 which have been left behind will be detected and you will be able to delete them. By removing Java 8 with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no Windows registry items, files or directories are left behind on your disk.

Your Windows computer will remain clean, speedy and ready to take on new tasks.


Geographical user distribution

  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
  • 10.0
  • Windows XP (5.1)
  • Windows 8 (6.2)
  • Windows Vista (6.0)
Software Application


This page is not a piece of advice to uninstall Java 8 by Oracle Corporation from your computer, nor are we saying that Java 8 by Oracle Corporation is not a good application for your computer. This page simply contains detailed instructions on how to uninstall Java 8 supposing you decide this is what you want to do. The information above contains registry and disk entries that Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' PCs.

2016-06-19 / Written by Andreea Kartman for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-19 05:28:07.827