"jusched.exe" Process on Windows 7

Q

What is the "jusched.exe" process on windows 7? Is the "jusched.exe" process a virus? Can I terminate the "jusched.exe" process?

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A

"jusched.exe" process represents "Java(TM) Update Scheduler" program. "jusched.exe" process is created by the startup program: "Java(TM) Platform SE Auto Updater 2.0".

"jusched.exe" process is normally running under the parent process "Boot" as shown in the process tree below:

Boot
   jusched

On the Processes tab of "Task Manager", "jusched.exe" process may be listed as:

Image Name                 Memory   Description
--------------------   ----------   -----------
jusched.exe               6,948 K   Java(TM) Update Scheduler

Additional information about "jusched.exe" process:

Command line:
   "C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Java\Java Update\jusched.exe" 

Programe file information:
   Name: jusched.exe
   Location: C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Java\Java Update\jusched.exe
   Description: Java(TM) Update Scheduler
   Version: 2.0.2.1
   Size: 248040 bytes
   Last modified: 2/18/2010 11:43:18 AM
   Company Name: Sun Microsystems, Inc.
   
Some data files used:
C:\Windows
C:\Windows\SysWOW64
C:\Users\fyicenter\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\Temporary Internet Files\counters.dat
C:\Windows\Fonts\StaticCache.dat

Some registry keys used:
HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options
HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options
HKLM\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Control\Nls\Sorting\Versions
HKLM\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Control\SESSION MANAGER
HKLM\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Control\Nls\CustomLocale
HKLM\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\JavaSoft\Java Update\Policy
HKCU\Software\JavaSoft\Java Update\Policy\JavaFX
HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings
HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer
HKLM\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\MAIN\FeatureControl

Some DLL libraries used:
C:\windows\SYSTEM32\ntdll.dll
C:\windows\SYSTEM32\wow64.dll
C:\windows\SYSTEM32\wow64win.dll
C:\windows\SYSTEM32\wow64cpu.dll
C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Java\Java Update\jusched.exe
C:\windows\SysWOW64\ntdll.dll
C:\windows\syswow64\kernel32.dll
C:\windows\syswow64\KERNELBASE.dll
C:\windows\syswow64\ADVAPI32.dll
C:\windows\syswow64\msvcrt.dll

"jusched.exe" process is not a virus. But you can terminate "jusched.exe" process. You can go to Java Website to check for updates yourself.

 

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