How to Remove “JAVAW.EXE”

What is javaw.exe?

javaw.exe is a legitimate file from Sun Microsystems. It is an executable file used for displaying error messages, if they occur while installing any application. It's an essential Java file and it is typically located in c:\program by default.

Malware programmers script virus codes and save file names mimicking javaw.exe to spread virus through the internet.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to check if your computer is infected with javaw.exe malware?

javaw.exe virus might cause your computer to slow down by taking too much CPU memory.

Step 1: Simultaneously press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys to open Task Manager.

Step 2: If you notice javaw.exe located outside the designated c:\program, you should run an antivirus scan to get ride of the malware.

How to remove the javaw.exe file from system using Comodo Free Antivirus?

  1. Step l: Download our award-winning Comodo Free Antivirus.
  2. Step 2: Installation configuration frames will be displayed. Select the configuration you would like to apply
  3. Step 3: Select Customize Configuration option and arrange installers, configuration, and file location.
  4. Step 4: Once the Installation is Finished, restart your PC.
  5. Step 5: It will take some time for the Comodo Internet Security to update the antivirus.
  6. Step 6: Proceed with the quick virus scan that automatically begins after the update.
  7. Step 7: If threats are found during the scanning, you will be prompted with an alert screen.
  8. Step 8: Comodo Antivirus will remove the javaw.exe virus from your computer including all other malwares!
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 20 July 2009 at 1:50 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
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1 Oracle Corporation Executable 78f6220972ca3716
096fb487d59c6173
df6f3d13
e051c7eeee326035
91a982021498a0ab
Yes 8.0.650.17 8.0.650.17 10.224.25.45/32
2 N/A Executable 6d958ff504e66ceb
4f4eac62afd08d7b
78a1051f
50dd1cdb11320105
8eeffe27dbbf8dbe
Yes 8.0.1520.8 8.0.1520.8 10.224.25.45/32
3 N/A Executable 75de39a172634307
bc01779e5749a073
b23e6c4e
120dd702ec00be65
59503ad83c7fc0ec
No 8.0.1520.2 8.0.1520.2 10.108.51.116/32
4 Sun Microsystems, Inc. Executable 0a7decf2fd6490e3
1e4b0aa668e3272a
fc231c73
36bb463cfdc39fce
5b1a13fa29bae1bb
Yes 6.0.310.5 6.0.310.5 10.108.51.140/32
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