"Java Auto Updater" Installed Program on Windows 8

Q

What is the installed program "Java Auto Updater" on my Windows 8 computer? Why it is not visible in Control Panel?

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A

"Java Auto Updater" is an installed program on Windows 8 system managed by the program itself.

You will not see "Java Auto Updater" listed on "uninstall or change a program" in Control Panel, because it is flagged as a hidden system component in the registry (SystemComponent=1).

Information related to "Java Auto Updater" installed program:

Name: Java Auto Updater
Publisher: Sun Microsystems, Inc.
Size: 1198
Version: 2.0.2.1
System Component: 1
Identifying Number: {4A03706F-666A-4037-7777-5F2748764D10}
Install Location: 
Install Source: C:\Users\fyi\AppData\LocalLow\Sun\Java\AU\
Install Date: 20130916
Uninstall Command: 
Windows Installer: Yes

It is recommended to remove "Java Auto Updater" as an installed program.

 

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