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Process name: Java(TM) Update
Application using this process: Java(TM) Update Module
Recommended: Scan your system for invalid registry entries.
What is patchjre.exe doing on my computer?
patchjre.exe is a Java(TM) Update belonging to Java(TM) Update Module from Sun Microsystems, Inc. Non-system processes like patchjre.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.
Is patchjre.exe harmful?
patchjre.exe has not been assigned a security rating yet. Scan your system now to identify issues with this process and services that can be safely removed.
patchjre.exe is unrated
Can I stop or remove patchjre.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. patchjre.exe is used by 'Java(TM) Update Module'.This is an application created by 'Sun Microsystems, Inc.'. To stop patchjre.exe permanently uninstall 'Java(TM) Update Module' 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.