Do you know about Java? It’s a programming language and also a computing platform which is initially released by the Sun Microsystems in 1995. However, there are lots of applications and websites available which will not work unless you have Java installed on your computer, and much more are still created every day. Java is a very reliable programming language, and it is fast and secure.
The Java application is run and suitable to most of the computer system such as Linux, Windows, and Mac. Though installing Java on your system causes high-security risk, and it is recommended that do not use Java unless you need it for any business environment.
Usually, users delete Java for improving the security of their system or to remove the older Java versions and then install the latest Java versions.
Steps to Remove Java Listing in the Windows Uninstall/Remove Programs after Uninstalling it
Uninstalling the Java is not at all an arduous task for the users. Every Java users can manually uninstall the Java versions which are identical to how the users will uninstall other software application from their Windows system. However, some users will still notice the Java icon in the Windows Control Panel after even uninstalling the Java program. Due to the incomplete uninstall process, it might happen.
After the uninstallation of Java, still, the Java registry keys are present in the Windows registry in spite of deleting Java program from the system. It often occurs if the Java installer fails to delete the registry keys from the Windows registry throughout the Java uninstalling process.
However, to fix these types of the issues, users might have to clean up the entire corrupted registry key which leads to the incomplete installation. Moreover, users might want to run Microsoft utility, or they can also edit the registry manually. Here we provide few simple steps which can help you in finding the solution of how to remove the Java listing in Windows Install/Remove programs. The steps are mentioning below:
Run the Program Install & Uninstall Troubleshooter
Whenever you are facing any difficulty in removing software, then the corrupted registry keys are one of the main offenders for this issue. By running the Program, Install & Uninstall Troubleshooter will surely help you in repairing the corrupted registry keys automatically. The following the given steps:
- Press Run or Launch in File Download dialog box.
- Now, follow the on-screen instruction to run the troubleshooter.
- Once, the process is completed, restart your computer system.
Edits the Windows Registry Editor
- Launch “Run.”
- Type the word “regedit.”
- Press the OK
- Alternatively, the Windows Registry editor will open on your screen.
- Then, you can go to the given path:
- In the Uninstall folder, the registry entry names enclosed in the curly bracket will appear on your screen.
- You need to click on each registry name to search Java keys. It is related on the right panel of the registry editor.
- After locating the keys, right-click on registry key name.
- Click on Delete button.
- Steer towards the Windows Control Panel and ensure that Java icon is no more visible.
Harry Williams is a Microsoft Office expert and has been working in the technical industry since 2002. As a technical expert, Harry Williams has written technical blogs, manuals, white papers, and reviews for many websites such as office.com/setup.