Process name: jqs

Application using this process: Java(TM) Platform SE 6 U5


Process name: jqs

Application using this process: Java(TM) Platform SE 6 U5


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Process name: jqs

Application using this process: Java(TM) Platform SE 6 U5

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What is jqs.exe doing on my computer?

jqs.exe is a jqs belonging to Java(TM) Platform SE 6 U5 from Sun Microsystems, Inc. 

When you open the Task Manager you may note that a process named Jqs.exe is running in the background. It consumes a small part of the memory but surely a useful one. It consumes around 1.5 Megabytes of computer memory and 2 Megabytes of virtual memory.

Jqs is short for Java Quick Starter and belongs to Java. The process is required to improve the startup time of Java applets and applications by pre-fetching Java Runtime Environment files frequently into memory.

The process is useless for someone who does not deal that frequently with Java applets and thus should disable it.

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Non-system processes like jqs.exe originate from software you installed on your system. Since most applications store data in your system's registry, it is likely that over time your registry suffers fragmentation and accumulates invalid entries which can affect your PC's performance. It is recommended that you check your registry to identify slowdown issues.

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Is jqs.exe harmful?

jqs.exe is unrated

Can I stop or remove jqs.exe?

Most non-system processes that are running can be stopped because they are not involved in running your operating system. Scan your system now to identify unused processes that are using up valuable resources. jqs.exe is used by 'Java(TM) Platform SE 6 U5'.This is an application created by 'Sun Microsystems, Inc.'. To stop jqs.exe permanently uninstall 'Java(TM) Platform SE 6 U5' from your system. Uninstalling applications can leave invalid registry entries, accumulating over time. Run a free scan to find out how to optimize software and system performance.

Is jqs.exe CPU intensive?

This process is not considered CPU intensive. However, running too many processes on your system may affect your PC’s performance. To reduce system overload, you can use the Microsoft System Configuration Utility to manually find and disable processes that launch upon start-up. Alternatively, download PC Mechanic to automatically scan and identify any PC issues.

Why is jqs.exe giving me errors?

Process related issues are usually related to problems encountered by the application that runs it. A safe way to stop these errors is to uninstall the application and run a system scan to automatically identify any PC issues.

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