What is jusched.exe?

The .exe extension on a filename indicates an executable file. Executable files may, in some cases, harm your computer. Therefore, please read below to decide for yourself whether the jusched.exe on your computer is a Trojan that you should remove, or whether it is a file belonging to the Windows operating system or to a trusted application.

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Jusched.exe file information

Windows Task Manager with jusched
Jusched.exe process in Windows Task Manager

The process known as Java Update Scheduler or Java™ Platform SE binary or Java (version 2 Platform Standard Edition binary) or Java Auto Updater or Java TM Platform SE binary or Setup version (version 1.8) or BoGosse

belongs to software Java Platform SE Auto Updater (version 2 0) or Java™ Platform (version SE 6, SE 7) or Java (version 2 Platform Standard Edition 5.0 Update 6, 2 Platform Standard Edition 5.0 Update 5, 6 Update 14 (64-bit), 2 Platform Standard Edition 5.0 Update 3, 6 Update 15 (64-bit), 2 Platform Standard Edition, 6, 2 Platform Standard Edition 5.0 Update 7, 2 Platform Standard Edition 5.0, 2 Platform Standard Edition 5.0 Update 1, 2 Platform Standard Edition 5.0 Update 4, 6 Update 17 (64-bit), 6 Update 16 (64-bit), 2 Platform Standard Edition 5.0 Update 9, ...) or Java Update Scheduler or Java™ SE Runtime Environment (version 6) or Java TM Platform (version SE 6) or Peachtree Accounting (version 2007) or Setup

by Sun Microsystems ( or Oracle ( or Sun or Oracle America or Setup or SVKSystems or BoGosse or Independent Health.

Description: Jusched.exe is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. The file jusched.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files" or sometimes in the C:\Windows\System32 folder or in a subfolder of C:\Windows\System32 (typically C:\Program Files\Java\j2re1.x.x_0x\bin\). Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 144,784 bytes (24% of all occurrences), 32,881 bytes and 29 more variants. 
The file is not a Windows system file. The program is not visible. The application is loaded during the Windows boot process (see Registry key: MACHINE\Run, Run). The software can be uninstalled in the Control Panel. Jusched.exe is a Verisign signed file. The file has a digital signature. Therefore the technical security rating is 27% dangerous, however you should also read the user reviews.

Uninstalling this variant: There is a possibility to do the following:
  1) completely remove Java(TM) 6 Update (Control Panel ⇒ Uninstall a Program)
  2) get help from the software vendor Oracle
  3) update the program to the latest version.

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Important: Some malware camouflages itself as jusched.exe, particularly when located in the C:\Windows or C:\Windows\System32 folder, for example or Backdoor.Win32.IRCBot.pou (detected by Kaspersky), and Sus/VB-BR (detected by Sophos). Therefore, you should check the jusched.exe process on your PC to see if it is a threat. We recommend Security Task Manager for verifying your computer's security. This was one of the Top Download Picks of The Washington Post and PC World.


User Comments

My gpu would reach 90% usage while idle out of nowhere. It took me 5 hours to find the source. Turned out it was Jusched.exe. it came up with bitcoinminer. Malwawarebytes detected it as such. I deleted it and after that i had no problem
WARNING! Very often bitcoin mining malware is masked as jusched. If you see the process use a lot of CPU/GPU or if killing the process suddenly reduces the load on GPU - you got infected.
Slowing PC down. Disabling nearly impossible.
This process is part of the java automated update system and checks for updates to the java runtime environment, disabling this process may cause you to miss important security patches making you computer vulnerable or at the least, causing you to miss the addition of new features to java meaning some java software may not function on your computer. It can be disabled without harming your computer and is not harmful while running.
I did a narrowing down of programs using MSconfig, and found this file was the source of my woes! somehow when it is checked as a startup item, my internet WILL NOT load, with it disabled, my internet runs like it always had (around 100Kbp/s not bad but not extreme) all I can say is that I will not trust it! it is not worth loosing internet! and who knows what else it will do!!! I will like the process I used to find that this was the problem.
  Drummerman   (further information)
I cant disable it on Win7 HP. Always I do - Apply, but the checkbox is allways checked after opening the same update panel.
  Danijela S.  
Computer was running so slow, 2 mins to start up internet. The second I ended this process it worked perfectly.
  Tycho   (further information)
If the file is listed %appdata% folder, then its probably a virus. It should stand in C:\Windows or in C:\Windows\System32
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Rating chart

Summary: Average user rating of jusched.exe: based on 341 votes with 9 reviews. 141 users think jusched.exe is essential for Windows or an installed application. 28 users think it's probably harmless. 79 users think it's neither essential nor dangerous. 43 users suspect danger. 50 users think jusched.exe is dangerous and recommend removing it. 19 users don't grade jusched.exe ("not sure about it").

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Best practices for resolving jusched issues

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with jusched. This means running a scan for malware, cleaning your hard drive using 1cleanmgr and 2sfc /scannow, 3uninstalling programs that you no longer need, checking for Autostart programs (using 4msconfig) and enabling Windows' 5Automatic Update. Always remember to perform periodic backups, or at least to set restore points.

Should you experience an actual problem, try to recall the last thing you did, or the last thing you installed before the problem appeared for the first time. Use the 6resmon command to identify the processes that are causing your problem. Even for serious problems, rather than reinstalling Windows, you are better off repairing of your installation or, for Windows 8 and later versions, executing the 7DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth command. This allows you to repair the operating system without losing data.

To help you analyze the jusched.exe process on your computer, the following programs have proven to be helpful: ASecurity Task Manager displays all running Windows tasks, including embedded hidden processes, such as keyboard and browser monitoring or Autostart entries. A unique security risk rating indicates the likelihood of the process being potential spyware, malware or a Trojan. BMalwarebytes Anti-Malware detects and removes sleeping spyware, adware, Trojans, keyloggers, malware and trackers from your hard drive.

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